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Farmyn History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Farmyn is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from the family once having lived in Farndon a parish in the county of Cheshire.

Early Origins of the Farmyn family

The surname Farmyn was first found in Cheshire 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.

Early History of the Farmyn family

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Farmyn Spelling Variations

Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Farmyn family name include Farnden, Farnen, Farndon and others.

Early Notables of the Farmyn family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Farmyn family to the New World and Oceana

For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Farmyn surname or a spelling variation of the name include: Thomas Farnen who arrived in Philadelphia in 1858.

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