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Glenne Early Origins



The surname Glenne was first found in Peebles-shire where they held a family seat from early times. The Glen family name is derived from the ancient word "glean" meaning a small valley. The name was first found in the lands of Glen in the parish of Traquair in Peeblesshire, Scotland. The Chief of the family, Colban, received his lands of Quilte in a legacy from the Queen, which was later confirmed by Robert the Bruce in the following year, 1329.

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Glenne Spelling Variations


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Glenne Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Glen, Glenn, Glenne and others.

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Glenne Early History


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Glenne Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glenne research. Another 156 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1377, 1386, and 1422 are included under the topic Early Glenne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Glenne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Glenne Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Glenne In Ireland


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Glenne In Ireland



Some of the Glenne family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 216 words (15 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:

Glenne Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • P Glenne, aged 40, landed in New York, NY in 1851

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Glenne Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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    The Glenne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Glenne 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 22 September 2010 at 13:37.

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