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Early Origins of the Ren family


The surname Ren was first found in Durham where they held a family seat from early times, and were originally descended from Ralph de Raines who was granted lands by William, Duke of Albany in that shire. They were originally from Rennes in Normandy where they also held lands from their Lord, William de Aubigny of Belvoir.

Early History of the Ren family


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Ren Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Wren, Wrenn and others.

Early Notables of the Ren family (pre 1700)


Notable of this family during the Middle Ages was Sir Christopher Wren (1632-1723), one of the best known and highest acclaimed English architects in history, responsible for rebuilding 51 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire...
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Migration of the Ren family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ren Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Bernard Ren, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1730 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Ren Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Ren, who landed in New York in 1842 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • James Ren, aged 30, who arrived in Key West, Fla in 1844 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Ren Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Lawrence Ren, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1749-1752

Contemporary Notables of the name Ren (post 1700)


  • Shandi Ren Finnessey (b. 1978), American beauty queen, model, television hostess, and actress, Miss America 2003
  • Ren Goobie, Newfoundland co-founder of Newfoundland Aero Sales and Services Inc in 1945 which later became Maritime Central Airways in 1963
  • Major-General Ren Lévy (1879-1958), French Head of Intendant Service, 6th Military Region (1936) [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 6) Ren LÚvy. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/L%C3%A9vy/Ren%C3%A9/France.html
  • General Ren de Hesdin (1890-1966), French General Officer Commanding 4th Moroccan Mountain Division (1944-1945) [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 5) Ren Hesdin. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Hesdin/Ren%C3%A9_de/France.html
  • Brigadier-General Ren Darde (1884-1961), French General Officer Commanding 17th Light Division (1940) [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Ren Darde. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Darde/Ren%C3%A9-Albert/France.html
  • Brigadier-General Ren Coignerai (1884-1960), French Commanding Officer during World War II [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Ren Coignerai. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Coignerai/Ren%C3%A9-Marie-Adolphe/France.html
  • Brigadier-General Ren Cauquetou (1891-1951), French Commanding Officer during World War II [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Ren Cauquetou. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Cauquetou/Ren%C3%A9/France.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 6) Ren LÚvy. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/L%C3%A9vy/Ren%C3%A9/France.html
  3. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 5) Ren Hesdin. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Hesdin/Ren%C3%A9_de/France.html
  4. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Ren Darde. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Darde/Ren%C3%A9-Albert/France.html
  5. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Ren Coignerai. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Coignerai/Ren%C3%A9-Marie-Adolphe/France.html
  6. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Ren Cauquetou. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Cauquetou/Ren%C3%A9/France.html

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