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The Passow surname is a habitational name taken on from Pashley in the parish of Ticehurst, Sussex. This place name comes from the an Old English personal name Pcca, along with the Old English word "le-ah," meaning " a clearing in the wood.

Passow Early Origins



The surname Passow was first found in Berkshire, 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 estates in that shire.

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Passow Spelling Variations


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Passow Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pashley, Pashly, Pashliegh, Pashleigh, Pashlea, Pashlie, Pashlea, Pasley, Paslie, Pasleigh, Paslea, Pasleu, Passloo, Paslow and many more.

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Passow Early History


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Passow Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Passow research. Another 333 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1430, 1431, 1455, 1487, 1426, 1846 and 1873 are included under the topic Early Passow History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Passow Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Passow Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Passow 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: James Pashly, who settled in Virginia in 1666; Thomas and Elizabeth Pashley, who came to Pensacola, FL in 1770; William Pashley, who settled in Halifax, N.S. in 1774.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
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    The Passow Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Passow 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 12 March 2014 at 13:33.

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