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Harkan Early Origins



The surname Harkan was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Harkan Spelling Variations


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Harkan Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Harkan include Harkin, Harken, Harkins, Hacon, Hakon, Haken and many more.

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Harkan Early History


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Harkan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Harkan research. Another 247 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1175, 1327, 1379 and are included under the topic Early Harkan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Harkan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Harkan Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Harkan In Ireland


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Harkan In Ireland



Some of the Harkan family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 153 words (11 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:

Harkan Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John Harkan, aged 20, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Billow" in 1833

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Harkan Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
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    The Harkan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Harkan 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 March 2014 at 16:16.

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