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Ganay Early Origins



The surname Ganay was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Ganay Spelling Variations


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Ganay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ganay, de Ganay, Duganay, Gannay, Dugannay, Leganay and many more.

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Ganay Early History


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Ganay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ganay research. Another 561 words (40 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1422, 1507, 1568, 1614, 1628, 1633, 1671, 1679, 1689, 1696, and 1727 are included under the topic Early Ganay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ganay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ganay Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ganay Notables 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ganay Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Henry Ganay, who settled in Virginia in 1623

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ganay (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ganay (post 1700)



  • Jean Ganay (1910-1986), French dramatic writer and author

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Non rostro, non ungue
Motto Translation: No beak, no claws


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Ganay Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Ganay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ganay 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 28 March 2014 at 09:18.

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