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Farman Early Origins



The surname Farman was first found in Edinburghshire, a former county, now part of the Midlothian council area where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Farman Spelling Variations


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Farman Spelling Variations



Although the name, Farman, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Forman, Foreman, Formon, Fourman and others.

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Farman Early History


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Farman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Farman research. Another 311 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1301, 1426, 1467, 1562, 1465, 1521, 1501, 1513, 1514 and are included under the topic Early Farman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Farman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Farman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Farman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Farman In Ireland


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Farman In Ireland



Some of the Farman family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 87 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Farman family name Farman, or who bore a variation of the surname were

Farman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Alice Farman, aged 28, landed in New England in 1635
  • Ralph Farman, aged 2, arrived in New England in 1635
  • Mary Farman, aged 7, arrived in New England in 1635
  • Cottam Farman, who landed in Maryland in 1657

Farman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Farman, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pa, in 1856
  • John Farman, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1860

Farman Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Henry Farman, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1841

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Contemporary Notables of the name Farman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Farman (post 1700)



  • Brigadier-General Ivan Lonsdale Farman (1902-1990), American Commanding General Army Airways Communications System (1945)
  • Elbert E. Farman, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872
  • C. H. Farman, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 3rd District, 1940
  • Joseph Charles Farman CBE (1930-2013), British geophysicist who worked for the British Antarctic Survey
  • Henri Farman (1874-1958), French pioneer aviator

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Farman Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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    The Farman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Farman 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 1 December 2015 at 14:30.

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