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The ancient Anglo-Saxon surname Jesin came from the baptismal name for the son of Judd, which was a pet form for the Old English personal name Jordan.

Jesin Early Origins



The surname Jesin was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Jesin Spelling Variations


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Jesin Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Jesin family name include Jesson, Jessen, Gesson and others.

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Jesin Early History


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Jesin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jesin research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1628, 1580, 1651, 1640, 1640, 1648, 1603 and 1663 are included under the topic Early Jesin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jesin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jesin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jesin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jesin In Ireland


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Jesin In Ireland



Some of the Jesin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 103 words (7 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



For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Jesin surname or a spelling variation of the name include: Richard Jessen, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1852; Henry Jesson to Philadelphia in 1865 and George Jesson, also to Philadelphia in 1866.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Jesin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jesin 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 10 February 2014 at 08:31.

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