Fardin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Fardin name was originally an Anglo-Saxon name that was given to a traveling warrior or mercenary. Occupational names that were derived from the common trades of the medieval era transcended European cultural and linguistic boundaries.
Early Origins of the Fardin family
The surname Fardin was first found in Devon where this ancient Anglo Saxon name was derived from the name Faerthegn and, immediately before the Norman Conquest as Farthein. The name was recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086 as Fardan or Fardein. 
Early History of the Fardin family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fardin research. Another 46 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1700, 1743, 1723, 1736, 1786, 1787, 1838, 1782, 1865, 1801 and 1830 are included under the topic Early Fardin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Fardin Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Fardin has undergone many spelling variations, including Farthing, Fayting, Farthen, Farden, Fardon, Varthing, Vaytin, Fairthing, Fardin, Farthin and many more.
Early Notables of the Fardin family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include John Fardon I (1700-1743), an English clockmaker was apprenticed to Thomas Gilkes of Sibford Gower and traded in Deddington from about 1723. His only son John Fardon II (1736-1786) was only 10 years old when his father died and seems to have been apprenticed in London. He and his...
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Fardin migration to the United States +
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Fardin were among those contributors:
Fardin Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Jone Fardin, who arrived in Maryland in 1665 
Contemporary Notables of the name Fardin (post 1700) +
- Thelma Fardín (b. 1992), Argentine actress, best known for her role as Josefina in Patito Feo
Related Stories +
- ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
- ^ 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)