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Where did the English Garlington family come from? What is the English Garlington family crest and coat of arms? When did the Garlington family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Garlington family history?The Garlington surname is thought to be a habitational name taken on from a now lost or unidentified place name in England.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Girling, Girlyn, Girlington, Gerlinston, Garlington, Gerling, Gerlin, Girlin, Gerlyn, Gerlinge, Gylinge and many more.
First found in Norfolk where they were 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 year 1296 when William Girlyn held estates in that shire.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Garlington research. Another 322 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1177, 1455, 1487, and 1642 are included under the topic Early Garlington History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Garlington Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Garlington Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Garlington Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
The Garlington Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Garlington 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.
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