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Given Early Origins



The surname Given was first found in Lanarkshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Given Spelling Variations


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Given Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Given, Givens, MacGiven, MacGivern and others.

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Given Early History


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Given Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Given research. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1214 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Given History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Given Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Given Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Given Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Given In Ireland


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Given In Ireland



Some of the Given family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 230 words (16 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Given Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • David Given, who landed in New England in 1719

Given Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Given, who arrived in New York in 1801
  • Margaret Given, who arrived in New York, NY in 1811
  • James Given, who landed in New York, NY in 1812
  • Daniel Given, who arrived in New York in 1814
  • Samuel Given, who arrived in New York, NY in 1816
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Given Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William James Given, who arrived in Alabama in 1915
  • Harry Given, who landed in Alabama in 1918

Given Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Given, aged 39, a farm labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Oxford" in 1874
  • Mary Given, aged 38, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Oxford" in 1874
  • Sarah Given, aged 8, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Oxford" in 1874
  • William Alexander Given, aged 6, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Oxford" in 1874
  • Martha Given, aged 3, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Oxford" in 1874
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Given (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Given (post 1700)




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    4. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    5. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    6. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    9. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
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    The Given Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Given 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 24 October 2016 at 12:22.

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