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Goldfinche Early Origins



The surname Goldfinche was first found in Cambridgeshire where they held a family seat. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1260 when William Goldfing was recorded as a taxpayer in that shire.

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Goldfinche Spelling Variations


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Goldfinche Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Goldfinch, Goldfinche, Goldfink, Goldspink, Goldfynch and many more.

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Goldfinche Early History


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Goldfinche Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goldfinche research. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1277, 1455, 1487 and 1888 are included under the topic Early Goldfinche History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Goldfinche Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Goldfinche Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 16 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Goldfinche 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 or some of its variants were: John Goldfinch settled in Virginia in 1658; Peter Goldfinch settled in Virginia in 1698.

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Goldfinche Family Crest Products


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Goldfinche Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    5. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. 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).
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Goldfinche Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Goldfinche 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 December 2013 at 15:50.

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