Gerlinge History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Gerlinge surname is thought to be a habitational name taken on from a now lost or unidentified place name in England.
Early Origins of the Gerlinge family
The surname Gerlinge was first found in Norfolk where the family name was first referenced in the year 1296 when William Girlyn held estates in that shire. The Girlington family were early proprietors of the township of Leck in Lancashire. 
Early History of the Gerlinge family
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Gerlinge Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Girling, Girlyn, Girlington, Gerlinston, Garlington, Gerling, Gerlin, Girlin, Gerlyn, Gerlinge, Gylinge and many more.
Early Notables of the Gerlinge family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gerlinge family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Richard Girling, who came to Cambridge, MA in 1635; Jno Girling, who arrived in Virginia in 1667; Lionell Girlings, who settled in Maryland in 1678; Elizabeth Girling, who arrived in Virginia in 1730.
- ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.