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Goldfink Early Origins



The surname Goldfink 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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Goldfink Spelling Variations


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Goldfink Spelling Variations



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

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Goldfink Early History


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Goldfink Early History



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

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Goldfink Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Goldfink Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 16 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Goldfink 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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Citations



    Other References

    1. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    2. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
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    The Goldfink Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Goldfink 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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