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Origins Available: Portuguese, Spanish


The Hernan surname is a patronymic form, created from the personal name Fernando. This is one of the most common surnames in Portugal.

Hernan Early Origins



The surname Hernan was first found in Iberian peninsula.

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Hernan Spelling Variations


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Hernan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fernant, Farrant, Hernando, Hernan, Hernanz, Fernando, Fernan, Fernao, Ferrao, Hernandez, Hernaez, Hernaiz, Fernandez, Ferrandez, Ferrandiz, Fernandes and many more.

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Hernan Early History


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Hernan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hernan research. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1495, 1488, 1394, 1460, 1498, 1475, 1542, 1511, 1453 and 1501 are included under the topic Early Hernan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hernan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hernan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent members of the family include António Fernandes, a Portuguese explorers of the early 15th century. He was raised in the household of Prince Henry "the Navigator" of Portugal (1394-1460), and lead expeditions to Afri ca. João Fernandes was another 15th century Portuguese explorer, of West Africa, where he was a pioneer...

Another 67 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hernan 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 were:

Hernan Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Frederig Hernan, who landed in New York in 1709

Hernan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alonso Hernan, who arrived in Dominican Republic in 1826
  • Juan De Hernan, who arrived in New Spain in 1827

Hernan Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • J. Hernan arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Morning Star" in 1861

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hernan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hernan (post 1700)



  • James M. Hernan, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1948

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Hernan Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Domínguez, C. Diccionario Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones 4 Volumes. 2001. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Marques A. H. De Oliveira. History of Portugal. New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    11. ...

    The Hernan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hernan 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 19 May 2016 at 14:00.

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