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The name Farnden belongs to the early history of Britain, it's origins lie with the Anglo-Saxons. It is a product of their having lived in Farndon a parish in the county of Cheshire.

Farnden Early Origins



The surname Farnden 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.

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Farnden Spelling Variations


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Farnden Spelling Variations



Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Farnden include Farnden, Farnen, Farndon and others.

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Farnden Early History


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Farnden Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Farnden research. Another 113 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Farnden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Farnden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Farnden Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration



Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Farnden were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: Thomas Farnen who arrived in Philadelphia in 1858.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Farnden (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Farnden (post 1700)



  • Craig Farnden, Canadian Forest Service Victoria, British Columbia

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Farnden Family Crest Products


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Farnden Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    3. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    5. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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    The Farnden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Farnden 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 7 March 2014 at 13:22.

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