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Jan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Jan family


The surname Jan was first found in Granada, in southern Spain.

Early History of the Jan family


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Jan Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Jaen, Jan, Jean and others.

Early Notables of the Jan family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Jan family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Jan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Jansson Jan, who landed in Colorado in 1881 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Jan (post 1700)


  • Jacques Félix Jan de La Hamelinaye, Count de La Hamelinaye, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 13) Jacques Jan. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • Cees Jan Winkel (1962-1980), Dutch freestyle swimmer at the 1980 Summer Olympics
  • Robert Jan Mrazek (b. 1945), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980, 1988; U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1983-93 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 27) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Tomáš Jan Bata CC (1914-2008), also known as Tomas Bata Jr. and Tomáš Bať a Czech-born, Canadian founder of Bata Shoe Company, nicknamed "Shoemaker to the World"
  • Nancy Jan Smotherman (b. 1953), birth name of Nancy Jan Davis, former American astronaut with over 673 hours in space, awarded the NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal in 1998, NASA Exceptional Service Medal in 1995 and 2002, and the NASA Space Flight Medal in 1992, 1994, and 1997
  • Antonius Jan Glazemaker (1931-2018), Dutch Old Catholic prelate, Archbishop of Utrecht (1982–2000)
  • Jerry Jan Ross (1933-2017), American songwriter, best known for his song "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me"
  • Hendrik Jan Davids (b. 1969), former professional Dutch tennis player
  • Hendrick Jan van Oyen (1771-1850), Dutch-born, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, June 16) Hendrick van Oyen. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • Karin Jan Smithers (b. 1949), American former television and film actress, best known for playing Bailey Quarters on the television series WKRP in Cincinnati

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Citations


  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 13) Jacques Jan. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 27) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, June 16) Hendrick van Oyen. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html


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