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large Early Origins



The surname large was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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large Spelling Variations


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large Spelling Variations



The name large, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Large, Larg, Largue and others.

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large Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our large research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1204, 1716, and 1816 are included under the topic Early large History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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large Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early large Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the large family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 51 words (4 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


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The Great Migration



The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the large family, or who bore a variation of the surname large were

large Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Large settled in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1630
  • Mrs. Large settled in Massachusetts in 1635
  • William Large, who arrived in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1635
  • William Large, who arrived in Virginia in 1635
  • Robert Large settled in Virginia in 1643
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large Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Daniel Large, who arrived in America in 1807
  • Charles, Christopher, and Daniel Large settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 1813 and 1844
  • F. F. Large settled in San Francisco in 1850
  • Ann Henson Large, who landed in New York in 1853
  • Mary Large, who landed in New York in 1853
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large Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Charles Large landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1841
  • J Large landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1845
  • William Large arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Asterope" in 1870
  • Charles Large, aged 45, a farm labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waipa" in 1876
  • Martha Large, aged 30, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waipa" in 1876
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Contemporary Notables of the name large (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name large (post 1700)



  • Norman Large (b. 1952), American actor, known for his work on Pretty Woman (1990), Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure (2001) and Repossessed (1990)
  • Susan "Storm" Large (b. 1969), American singer and actress, known for her work on Rid of Me (2011), and Bucksville (2011)
  • Josaphat-Robert Large (b. 1942), Haitian-American poet, novelist and art critic, awarded the Prix littéraire des Caraïbes (Caribbean literary Prize) in 2003
  • Robert Carlos De Large (1842-1874), American Republican politician, Member of South Carolina State House of Representatives, 1868-70; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 2nd District, 1871-73
  • Corey William Large (b. 1975), Canadian producer, known for his work on It Follows (2014), Loaded (2008) and The November Man (2014)
  • Eddie Large (b. 1941), stage name of Edward Hugh McGinnis, British comedian, best known as part of the duo Little and Large, with Syd Little
  • Donald "Lofty" Large (b. 1930), British soldier and author, awarded a Presidential Unit Citation
  • Sir Andrew Large (b. 1942), British Monetary Policy Committee member, former Deputy Governor of the Bank of England
  • Brian Large (b. 1939), British opera video director
  • Major General Stanley Eyre Large, British Director of Medical Services, U. K. Land Forces

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Citations


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    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
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    The large Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The large 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.

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