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Gohn Early Origins



The surname Gohn was first found in Belgium, 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 Liege, a province in Belgium, center of Walloon country. Within this province the notable towns are Liege, the capital city, seat of the great cathedral of St.Lambert destroyed in 1794. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Gohn Spelling Variations


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Gohn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Goene, Gosne, Goens, Gone, Gonel, Guene, Guenet, Guenot, Gueny, Gohn, Kohn and many more.

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Gohn Early History


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Gohn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gohn research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1548, 1619, 1682, 1675 and 1680 are included under the topic Early Gohn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gohn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gohn Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gohn 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:

Gohn Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Philipp Gohn, who landed in America in 1738

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gohn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gohn (post 1700)



  • Judith Gohn, Romanian tennis player, active in the 1970s, she played ion the French Open, Australian Open and at Wimbledon
  • Wesley Gohn, Canadian politician, Mayor of Markham, Ontario (1924-1932)

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Gohn Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
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    The Gohn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gohn 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 11 April 2016 at 07:47.

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