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Multiple Origins for the Surname Glavin



Glavin Early Origins



The surname Glavin was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Brabant, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Eindhoven, Helmund and Tilburg. Historically one province, it is now North and South, the north being a part of Holland. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Glavin Spelling Variations


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Glavin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Glaviman, Glavimans, Glafiman and others.

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Glavin Early History


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Glavin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glavin research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Glavin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Glavin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Glavin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Glavin 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:

Glavin Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Joan Glavin, aged 18, landed in America in 1635
  • Bartholomew Glavin, who settled in Maryland sometime between 1661 and 1678
  • John Glavin, who settled in Maryland in 1682

Glavin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Edward Glavin, age 7, who came to Boston in 1850
  • Abby Glavin, who settled in Chicago in 1865
  • Eugene Glavin, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Glavin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Glavin (post 1700)



  • Paul Glavin, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1996
  • Michael Glavin, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996
  • James H. Glavin Jr., American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 32nd District, 1924; Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 4th District, 1943
  • Anthony Glavin (1945-2006), Irish poet and Professor of Music at the Royal Irish Academy
  • Terry Glavin (b. 1955), Canadian author and journalist, of Irish parentage

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Glavin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Glavin 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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