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Elwin Early Origins



The surname Elwin was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Elwin Spelling Variations


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Elwin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Elwyn, Elwin, Elwine, Elwyne, Elwon and others.

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Elwin Early History


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Elwin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Elwin research. Another 238 words (17 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Elwin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Elwin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Elwin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Elwin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Elwin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ann Elwin, who settled in Maryland in 1741

Elwin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hugh Elwin, who landed in New York, NY in 1811 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Elwin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Elwin, a cement-maker, who arrived in Van Diemenís Land (now Tasmania) sometime between 1825 and 1832

Elwin Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Jeken Elwin, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Wild Duck" in 1860

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Contemporary Notables of the name Elwin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Elwin (post 1700)



  • Edmund Henry Elwin (1871-1909), English Anglican missionary
  • Verrier Elwin (1902-1964), English self-trained anthropologist, ethnologist and tribal activist from Dover
  • Whitwell Elwin (1816-1900), British critic and editor

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Elwin Family Crest Products


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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The Elwin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Elwin Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 25 June 2013 at 14:42.

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