Morne History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Noble surnames, such as Morne, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Morne, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Picardy. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.The Morne family originally lived at Mornay, in the province of Picardy.
Early Origins of the Morne family
The surname Morne was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where the family has been prominent since the ancient times.
Important Dates for the Morne family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Morne research. Another 150 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1288, 1296, 1314, 1318, 1549, 1565, 1572, 1623, 1663, 1727, 1733, and 1741 are included under the topic Early Morne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Morne Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Mornay, Mornais, Mornez, Maurnais, Maurnay, Maurnez, de Mornay and many more.
Early Notables of the Morne family (pre 1700)
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Morne migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Morne Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- John Morne, who landed in Virginia in 1649 
- Elizabeth Morne, who arrived in Maryland in 1663 
Morne Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- M. Morne, who settled in San Francisco in 1850
- ^ 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)