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Garan Early Origins



The surname Garan was first found in Cambridgeshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Garan Spelling Variations


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Garan Spelling Variations



A multitude of spelling variations characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Gering, Gerring, Gerrin, Gerin, Gearing, Gearin, Geryn, Geryng and many more.

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Garan Early History


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Garan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Garan research. Another 197 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1270, 1327, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Garan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Garan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Garan Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Garan 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



Many English families left England, to avoid the chaos of their homeland and migrated to the many British colonies abroad. Although the conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and some travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute, once in the colonies, many of the families prospered and made valuable contributions to the cultures of what would become the United States and Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Garan or a variant listed above: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Garan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Garan (post 1700)



  • Colonel Ronald John Garan Jr. (b. 1961), NASA astronaut with over 13 days in space [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    NASA Astronauts Homepage. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) Ronald Garan. Retrieved from http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/garan-rj.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ NASA Astronauts Homepage. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) Ronald Garan. Retrieved from http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/garan-rj.html

Other References

  1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  10. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
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The Garan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Garan 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 20 December 2013 at 14:12.

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