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Fyan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The surname Fyan comes from the Irish Gaelic "Faghan."

Early Origins of the Fyan family


The surname Fyan was first found in Dublin (Irish: Áth Cliath) located on the east coast of Ireland in the province of Leinster, where John Fyan was mayor in 1472 and 1479.

Early History of the Fyan family


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Fyan Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Fyan, Fyann, Fyans, Foynes and others.

Early Notables of the Fyan family (pre 1700)


Notable among the family name at this time was John Fyan, Lord mayor of London in 1471-72, as well as Nicholas Fyan of the Fyan family of...
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Migration of the Fyan family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fyan Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Albert E. Fyan, aged 65, who arrived in New York in 1907 aboard the ship "Majestic (1890)" from Cherbourg, France [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX29-B3Y : 6 December 2014), Albert E. Fyan, 26 Sep 1907; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Majestic (1890), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Miss Louise Fyan, aged 21, who arrived in New York in 1907 aboard the ship "Majestic (1890)" from Cherbourg, France [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX29-B31 : 6 December 2014), Miss Louise Fyan, 26 Sep 1907; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Majestic (1890), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Mrs. Fyan, aged 52, who arrived in New York in 1907 aboard the ship "Majestic (1890)" from Cherbourg, France [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX29-B3B : 6 December 2014), Mrs. Fyan, 26 Sep 1907; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Majestic (1890), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name Fyan (post 1700)


  • Ry Fyan, American artist based in Brooklyn
  • Loleta Fyan, American, state of Michigan librarian, who established the Loleta Fyan Scholarship with a 1990 bequest from her estate

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX29-B3Y : 6 December 2014), Albert E. Fyan, 26 Sep 1907; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Majestic (1890), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX29-B31 : 6 December 2014), Miss Louise Fyan, 26 Sep 1907; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Majestic (1890), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX29-B3B : 6 December 2014), Mrs. Fyan, 26 Sep 1907; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Majestic (1890), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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