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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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large Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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large In Ireland


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large In Ireland



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, who settled in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1630
  • Mrs. Large, who settled in Massachusetts in 1635
  • William Large, who arrived in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1635 [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)
  • William Large, who arrived in Virginia in 1635 [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)
  • Robert Large, who settled in Virginia in 1643
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

large Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Daniel Large, who arrived in America in 1807 [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)
  • Charles, Christopher, and Daniel Large, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 1813 and 1844
  • F. F. Large, who settled in San Francisco in 1850
  • Ann Henson Large, who landed in New York in 1853 [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)
  • Mary Large, who landed in New York in 1853 [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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

large Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Charles Large, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1841
  • J Large, who landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1845
  • William Large, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Asterope" in 1870
  • Charles Large, aged 45, a farm labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waipa" in 1876
  • Martha Large, aged 30, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waipa" in 1876
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name large (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name large (post 1700)



  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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  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)

Other References

  1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  3. 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).
  4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  8. 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.
  9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
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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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