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Garand History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Garand family


The surname Garand was first found in Anjou, a former county, duchy and province centred on the city of Angers in the lower Loire Valley of western France.

Early History of the Garand family


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Garand Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Garand, Garant, Garandel, Garanton, Garande and others.

Early Notables of the Garand family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the name was Jean-Baptiste Garand, born in the eighteenth century, who became a member of the Saint-Luc Academy, became well-known for his miniature paintings, and portraits which he were shown in expositions from 1726 to 1774. Charles Garand, born in Fribourg (Grand duchy of Bade) in 1832, finished his...
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Migration of the Garand family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Garand Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Pedro Garand, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1813 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Johann Garand, aged 23, who arrived in New York, New York in 1892 aboard the ship "Westerland" from Antwerp, Belgium [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6TQ-24S : 6 December 2014), Johann Garand, 04 May 1892; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, New York, ship name Westerland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Delphine Garand, aged 40, originally from Mont Les Etrelles, who arrived in New York in 1898 aboard the ship "La Navarre" from Havre, France [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXH2-NM4 : 6 December 2014), Delphine Garand, 12 Sep 1898; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Navarre, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Eugene Garand, aged 9, originally from Mont Les Etrelles, who arrived in New York in 1898 aboard the ship "La Navarre" from Havre, France [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXH2-NMH : 6 December 2014), Eugene Garand, 12 Sep 1898; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Navarre, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Garand Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Andras Garand, aged 24, originally from Bakovas, who arrived in New York in 1906 aboard the ship "Ultonia" from Fiume [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFCC-XZ5 : 6 December 2014), Andras Garand, 02 May 1906; citing departure port Fiume, arrival port New York, ship name Ultonia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Garand Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Pierre Garand, from Rouen, France who married in 1669 in St-Famille-Ile-d'Orleans, Quebec
  • Catherine Garand married in 1670 in Quebec

Contemporary Notables of the name Garand (post 1700)


  • Jean Cantius Garand (1888-1974), Canadian-born, American designer of firearms, best known for creating the M1 Garand, a semi-automatic rifle that was used by the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps
  • Pierre Garand (b. 1972), known by his stage name Garou, a French Canadian singer from Sherbrooke, Quebec

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6TQ-24S : 6 December 2014), Johann Garand, 04 May 1892; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, New York, ship name Westerland, 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:JXH2-NM4 : 6 December 2014), Delphine Garand, 12 Sep 1898; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Navarre, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXH2-NMH : 6 December 2014), Eugene Garand, 12 Sep 1898; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Navarre, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFCC-XZ5 : 6 December 2014), Andras Garand, 02 May 1906; citing departure port Fiume, arrival port New York, ship name Ultonia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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