Gamman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Gamman family
The surname Gamman was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where this distinguished family held a family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Gamman family
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Gamman Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gamon, Gamond, Gamont, Gamons, Gammon, Gammond, Gammont, Gammons, Gaimena, Gaimona, Gamona, Gaiman, Gaimman, Gaimmona, Gammona, Gaimonna, Gamonna, Gaimenna, Gaimmena, Gaman, Gamman, Gamans, Gammans, Gamone and many more.
Early Notables of the Gamman family (pre 1700)
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| Gamman migration to New Zealand ||+|
Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:
Gamman Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Miss Eliza Gamman (Gannan), (b. 1841), aged 22, British settler, from Middlesex travelling from London aboard the ship "Metropolis" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 16th June 1863 
- Miss Emma Gamman, (b. 1843), aged 23, British nurse travelling from London aboard the ship 'Mermaid' arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 5th January 1867