× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more


The surname Merchane was an occupational name for a merchant having derived from the Old French, Middle English word "marchant," which in turn came from the Late Latin "mercatans."

Early Origins of the Merchane family


The surname Merchane was first found in Buckinghamshire, where they held a family seat from early times and granted lands by King William for their assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D. They were originally from Normandy being tradesmen for Le Merchant. By 1180 they had been granted lands north of the border in Scotland when Rudolph Mercater held lands in Dunfermline.

Close

Early History of the Merchane family

Expand

Early History of the Merchane family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Merchane research.
Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1298 and 1676 are included under the topic Early Merchane History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Merchane Spelling Variations

Expand

Merchane Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Merchant, Merchand, Marchand, Mercator and others.

Close

Early Notables of the Merchane family (pre 1700)

Expand

Early Notables of the Merchane family (pre 1700)


Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Merchane Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Migration of the Merchane family to the New World and Oceana

Expand

Migration of the Merchane family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jeffry Merchant, who arrived in Virginia in 1637; Captain Merchant, who came to North Carolina in 1674; George and Emmanuel Merchant settled in Barbados in 1685.

Close

Merchane Family Crest Products

Expand

Merchane Family Crest Products



Close

See Also

Expand

See Also


Sign Up

  


FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest