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Multiple Origins for the Surname Person


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Person Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Person Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Kath Person, who landed in Virginia in 1636
  • Ralph Person, who landed in Virginia in 1637
  • Thomas Person, who arrived in Virginia in 1639
  • Bartholomew Person, who arrived in New England in 1640
  • John Person, who arrived in Virginia in 1648
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Person Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Robert Person, who landed in Virginia in 1711
  • Philip Person, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765

Person Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Person, who arrived in New York, NY in 1812
  • Johannes Person, aged 24, landed in New York, NY in 1869
  • Erik Person, aged 35, arrived in New York, NY in 1869
  • Gertrude Person, aged 11, landed in New York, NY in 1869
  • Kristina Person, aged 61, arrived in New York, NY in 1869
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Person Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Carl Oscar Person, who landed in California in 1903

Person Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Constantine Person, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1898

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Contemporary Notables of the name Person (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Person (post 1700)



  • Earl Old Person (b. 1929), also named Cold Wind or Charging Home, an American Indian political leader and the chief of the Blackfoot tribe in Montana
  • Wesley Lavon Person (b. 1971), retired American professional NBA basketball player
  • Dr. Ruth J. Person, American academic, the first woman and 7th Chancellor of the University of Michigan-Flint (2008-2014)
  • Robert Alan Person (b. 1969), American former Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1995 to 2003
  • Chuck Connors Person (b. 1964), American basketball coach and former player
  • Marina Person (b. 1969), Brazilian actress, filmmaker and former MTV VJ
  • Luis Sérgio Person (1936-1976), Brazilian actor, director, screenwriter and producer
  • Andrzej Person, Polish senator, representing Civic Platform

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Suggested Readings for the name Person


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Suggested Readings for the name Person



  • 10 Years of Pearsons: The Descendants of John and Johanna Pearson who Emigrated from Sweden to America in April, 1889 by Frederick John Pearson.
  • Personotes by Dorothy Woolridge Person.

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Person Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    3. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    6. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. 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. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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    The Person Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Person 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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