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Orren Early Origins



The surname Orren was first found in Aberdeenshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland, where they held a family seat in their territories. The Pictish influence on Scottish history diminished after Kenneth Macalpine became King of all Scotland. But those east coast families still played an important role in government and were more accessible to Government than their western highland counterparts. Allegiances were important to Scottish middle age survival. Later they held a family seat in the parish Kennay and Henry Owrum was elected a councillor of Aberdeen in 1479.

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Orren Spelling Variations


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Orren Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Orem, Orme, Orrem, Orum, Orun, Orumm, Oramm, Orunn, Orenn, Oren, Oram and many more.

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Orren Early History


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Orren Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Orren research. Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1633, 1694, 1722, 1725 and 1745 are included under the topic Early Orren History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Orren Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Orren Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Orren 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:

Orren Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mary J. Orren, aged 16, who arrived in America, in 1893
  • John R. Orren, aged 54, who arrived in America, in 1894
  • Lizzie Orren, aged 34, who arrived in America, in 1894

Orren Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Cornelius Orren, aged 43, who arrived in America from Antwerp, in 1906
  • Frank Orren, aged 25, who arrived in America from Antwerp, in 1906

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Contemporary Notables of the name Orren (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Orren (post 1700)



  • Robert Orren, American Republican politician, Chair of Hempstead County Republican Party, 2003
  • Karen Orren (b. 1942), American political scientist

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    4. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    5. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    6. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    7. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    8. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    9. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    10. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    11. ...

    The Orren Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Orren 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 23 October 2015 at 09:34.

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