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Where did the Irish Rinn family come from? What is the Irish Rinn family crest and coat of arms? When did the Rinn family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Rinn family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: McRinn, Rinn, Ring, McCrann, McCran, Cran, Crann, Rynne and many more.
First found in Leitrim (Irish: Liatroim) anciently the western half of the kingdom of Breifne, located in Northeastern Ireland, in Leinster province, where they held a family seat as a descendant of Billrian, a chief of the Heber line of Kings, descended from Daire Cearb, brother of Lughaidh, a King of Munster. Irish history, after the Norman Conquest of England, was strongly influenced by the invasion of Strongbow in 1172, almost equal to the enormous Irish cultural impact on England Scotland, Wales and the whole of Europe before the Norman Conquest from the 1st to 7th centuries. Many Irish clanns, sept names were intermixed and family groupings became almost indistinguishable.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rinn research. Another 212 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rinn History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Rinn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Rinn Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Rinn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Rinn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rinn 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.
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