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Gearin Early Origins



The surname Gearin 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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Gearin Spelling Variations


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Gearin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gering, Gerring, Gerrin, Gerin, Gearing, Gearin, Geryn, Geryng and many more.

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Gearin Early History


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Gearin Early History



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

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Gearin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gearin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gearin 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 or some of its variants were: 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 Gearin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gearin (post 1700)



  • Dennis John Gearin (1897-1959), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the New York Giants (1923-1924) and Boston Braves (1924)
  • John McDermeid Gearin (1851-1930), American politician and attorney, United States Senator from Oregon (1905-1907)
  • John McDermeid Gearin (1851-1930), American Democrat politician, Member of Oregon State Legislature; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1905-07; Defeated, 1906 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Steve Gearin (b. 1958), Australian rugby league footballer who played from 1975 to 1986

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  3. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. 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. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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The Gearin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gearin 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 13 November 2017 at 12:27.

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