Haveron History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Haveron family
The surname Haveron was first found in Cornwall. where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Havering. Cornwall was a land set apart, a land of mystique and quaint customs, more strongly related to Brittany and Wales than to England. It was not until the 10th century that they submitted to the Saxon rule of England. Since then, their influence has moved east into Devon, Somerset and Dorset.
Early History of the Haveron family
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Haveron Spelling Variations
Cornish surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. The frequent changes in surnames are due to the fact that the Old and Middle English languages lacked definite spelling rules. The official court languages, which were Latin and French, were also influential on the spelling of a surname. Since the spelling of surnames was rarely consistent in medieval times, and scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded rather than adhering to any specific spelling rules, it was common to find the same individual referred to with different spellings of their surname in the ancient chronicles. Moreover, a large number of foreign names were brought into England, which accelerated and accentuated the alterations to the spelling of various surnames. Lastly, spelling variations often resulted from the linguistic differences between the people of Cornwall and the rest of England. The Cornish spoke a unique Brythonic Celtic language which was first recorded in written documents during the 10th century. However, they became increasingly Anglicized, and Cornish became extinct as a spoken language in 1777, although it has been revived by Cornish patriots in the modern era. The name has been spelled Havering, Haverin, Hafering, Hevering, Heverin and others.
Early Notables of the Haveron family (pre 1700)
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Haveron migration to the United States +
In the immigration and passenger lists were a number of people bearing the name Haveron
Haveron Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Agnes Haveron and her husband settled in New England in 1805
- Agnes Haveron, who landed in America in 1805 
Contemporary Notables of the name Haveron (post 1700) +
- Timothy C Haveron (b. 1955), American Judge
- Bill Haveron, American artist
- Andrew Haveron, award winning violinist
Related Stories +
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)