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The founding heritage of the Searjuan family is in the Anglo-Saxon culture that once dominated in Britain. The name Searjuan comes from when one of the family worked as a person who held the official name of Sergeant or Serjant. This occupational surname referred to the individual who was an officer of the law, someone who could summon people to court. The name could also refer to the officer who was a tenant by military service under the rank of a knight.

Early Origins of the Searjuan family


The surname Searjuan was first found in Buckingham where John le Serjaunt was listed in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273. The same rolls list Walter le Serjaunt, John le Serjant, Robert Sergant and Roger le Serjaunt. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

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Early History of the Searjuan family

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Early History of the Searjuan family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Searjuan research.
Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1714, 1674, 1692, 1703 and are included under the topic Early Searjuan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Searjuan Spelling Variations

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Searjuan Spelling Variations


The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Searjuan has been spelled many different ways, including Sargent, Sargant, Sargaunt, Sarguent, Sarjeant, Sargeant, Sergeant and many more.

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Early Notables of the Searjuan family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Searjuan family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Searjuan family to Ireland

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Migration of the Searjuan family to Ireland


Some of the Searjuan family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Searjuan family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Searjuan family to the New World and Oceana


Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Searjuans to arrive in North America: John Sargeant settled in Virginia in 1675; James Sargeant settled in Salem Massachusetts in 1630; William Sargent settled in Charlestown Massachusetts in 1635.

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  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

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