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Many variations of the name Lorgane have evolved since the time of its initial creation. In Gaelic it appeared as O Lorcain, which is derived from the old personal name Lorc, which means rough or fierce.

Lorgane Early Origins



The surname Lorgane was first found in County Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of the Island, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Lorgane Spelling Variations


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Lorgane Spelling Variations



Names from the Middle Ages demonstrate many spelling variations. This is because the recording scribe or church official often decided as to how a person's name was spelt and in what language. Research into the name Lorgane revealed many variations, including Larkin, O'Larkin and others.

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Lorgane Early History


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Lorgane Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lorgane research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1172, 1528, 1591, 1564, 1580, 1619 and 1609 are included under the topic Early Lorgane History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lorgane Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lorgane Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this time was Thomas Lorkin (c.15281591), an English churchman, academic and physician, Regius Professor of Physic at Cambridge from 1564; and William...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lorgane 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



Thousands of Irish families left for North American shores in the 19th century. These people were searching for a life unencumbered with poverty, hunger, and racial discrimination. Many arrived to eventually find such conditions, but many others simply did not arrive: victims of the diseased, overcrowded ships in which they traveled to the New World. Those who lived to see North American shores were instrumental in the development of the growing nations of Canada and the United States. A thorough examination of passenger and immigration lists has disclosed evidence of many early immigrants of the name Lorgane: William Larkin, who settled in Boston in 1630; Elizabeth Larkin, who settled in Virginia in 1637; Benjamin Larkin settled in Annapolis Maryland in 1720.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
    5. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    6. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    11. ...

    The Lorgane Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lorgane 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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