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Gornay Early Origins



The surname Gornay was first found in Suffolk where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. 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 thirteenth century.

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Gornay Spelling Variations


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Gornay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gornay, Gornaye, Gurnay, Gurnard, Gorney, Gornal, Gornall, Gurnell, Garney, Garny, Garnie and many more.

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Gornay Early History


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Gornay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gornay research. Another 321 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1541, 147., 1455, 1487, 1617 and 1679 are included under the topic Early Gornay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gornay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gornay Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gornay 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: settlers who were recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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