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Gelan Early Origins



The surname Gelan 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 early times.

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Gelan Spelling Variations


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Gelan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Giellan, Giellon, Gielland, Giellond, Giellant, Giellont, Giellans, Giellons, Giellands, Giellonds, Giellants, Giellonts, Gielan, Gielon, Gieland, Gielond, Gielant, Gielont, Gelan, Gellans, Gerland, Gerlands, de Giellan and many more.

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Gelan Early History


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Gelan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gelan research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1292, 1371, 1415, 1437, 1595 and 1317 are included under the topic Early Gelan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gelan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gelan Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gelan 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:

Gelan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Martin Gelan, aged 38, landed in New York in 1812

Gelan Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Peter Gelan, who settled in Prince Edward Island in 1894

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Gelan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gelan 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 31 March 2014 at 14:05.

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