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The Norghan surname comes from the German word "nordm," meaning "north," along with "man;" that is, it was a name for a person from the North.

Norghan Early Origins



The surname Norghan was first found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. The family name is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.

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Norghan Spelling Variations


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Norghan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: van Norman, Norman, van Normann, Normann and others.

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Norghan Early History


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Norghan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Norghan research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1826, 1725, 1787 and 1863 are included under the topic Early Norghan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Norghan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Norghan Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Norghan 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 or some of its variants were: Bernhard Friedr Von Normann, who was on reocrd in North America in 1766; Henry H. Normann, who arrived in New York in 1806; Carl Normann, who came to Galveston, TX in 1850.

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Norghan Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    2. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    3. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Norghan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Norghan 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 6 November 2014 at 14:29.

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