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Of all the Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, Harlowe is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in the parish of Harlow in the county of Essex.

Harlowe Early Origins



The surname Harlowe was first found in Essex 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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Harlowe Spelling Variations


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Harlowe Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Harlowe has been spelled many different ways, including Harlow, Harlowe and others.

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Harlowe Early History


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Harlowe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Harlowe research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the year 1273 is included under the topic Early Harlowe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Harlowe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Harlowe Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Harlowe 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Harlowes to arrive in North America:

Harlowe Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jo Harlowe, aged 16, arrived in St Christopher in 1635
  • John Harlowe, who landed in Virginia in 1636
  • Stephen Harlowe settled in Virginia in 1636

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Contemporary Notables of the name Harlowe (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Harlowe (post 1700)



  • Norman C. Harlowe, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1966

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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    The Harlowe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Harlowe 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 8 October 2015 at 14:35.

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