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Merlin Early Origins



The surname Merlin was first found in Gloucestershire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held lands.

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Merlin Spelling Variations


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Merlin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Merlin, Merling and others.

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Merlin Early History


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Merlin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Merlin research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1446, 1503, 1484 and 1492 are included under the topic Early Merlin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Merlin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Merlin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Merlin 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Merlin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • A Merlin, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [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)

Merlin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Simon Merlin, who arrived in Acadia in 1636

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Contemporary Notables of the name Merlin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Merlin (post 1700)



  • Jean-Baptiste Gabriel Merlin, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Antoine François Eugène Merlin, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Christophe Antoine Merlin, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • John-Joseph Merlin (1735-1803), Belgian inventor and horologist
  • Jean-Claude Merlin (b. 1954), French astronomer
  • Dino Merlin (b. 1962), prominent Bosnian singer-songwriter and musician
  • Sidney Merlin (1856-1952), British botanist and sports shooter

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Merlin Historic Events


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Merlin Historic Events




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Merlin Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  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. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  3. 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.
  4. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  5. 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.
  6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  9. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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The Merlin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Merlin 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 29 April 2015 at 08:21.

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