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Susan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Susan family


The surname Susan 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 13rh century held lands.

Early History of the Susan family


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Susan Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Susan, Sussams, Sussam, Sussands, Sussand, Susanna and many more.

Early Notables of the Susan family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Susan family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Susan Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Susan, who arrived in Virginia in 1662 [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)

Susan Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Martin Susan, who landed in Mississippi in 1905 [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)

Susan Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Charles Susan, aged 23, a farmer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the ship "Mary Ann" from Belfast, Ireland

Contemporary Notables of the name Susan (post 1700)


  • Mrs. Helen Susan Wood M.B.E.,, British Foster Carer for Derbyshire City Council, was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire on 29th December 2018 for services to Fostering [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "Birthday and New Year Honours Lists (1940 to 2019)." Issue 62507, 28 December 2018 | London Gazette, The Gazette, Dec. 2018, www.thegazette.co.uk/honours-lists
  • Mrs. Hilary Susan Craft O.B.E., B.E.M., (b. 1957), British Founder and Chair for Action Against Cancer, was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire on 29th December 2018 for services to Fundraising and to Research into Cancer Diagnostics and Treatments [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "Birthday and New Year Honours Lists (1940 to 2019)." Issue 62507, 28 December 2018 | London Gazette, The Gazette, Dec. 2018, www.thegazette.co.uk/honours-lists
  • The Hon. Dame Elizabeth The Susan Cunliffe-Lister D.C.V.O.,, British Lord-Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire, was appointed Dame Commander of the Royal Victorian Order on 29th December 2018 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "Birthday and New Year Honours Lists (1940 to 2019)." Issue 62507, 28 December 2018 | London Gazette, The Gazette, Dec. 2018, www.thegazette.co.uk/honours-lists
  • Emily Susan Silver (b. 1985), American two-time gold and silver medalist competition swimmer from St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Christine Susan Stewart PC (1941-2015), Canadian politician, Secretary of State (1993-1997) and Minister of the Environment (1997-1999)
  • Gilda Susan Radner (1946-1989), American Emmy Award winning comedian and actress, best known for her work on Saturday Night Live (SNL), remembered for Gilda's Club,now known as the Cancer Support Community, a cancer support group co-founded by her husband Gene Wilder
  • Jane Susan Garvey (b. 1964), British radio presenter of BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour
  • Sharon Susan Rendle MBE (1966-1992), English bronze medalist judoka at the 1992 Summer Olympics
  • Maria Susan Rye (1829-1903), English social reformer and a promoter of emigration of young women to Australia and New Zealand from the Liverpool workhouses
  • Angela Susan Tincher (b. 1985), former All-American pitcher

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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. ^ "Birthday and New Year Honours Lists (1940 to 2019)." Issue 62507, 28 December 2018 | London Gazette, The Gazette, Dec. 2018, www.thegazette.co.uk/honours-lists


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