Norghan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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.
Early Origins of the Norghan family
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.
Early History of the Norghan family
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Norghan Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: van Norman, Norman, van Normann, Normann and others.
Early Notables of the Norghan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Norghan family
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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