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Thain Early Origins



The surname Thain was first found in Banffshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Bhanbh), former Scottish county located in the northeasterly Grampian region of Scotland, now of divided between the Council Areas of Moray and Aberdeenshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Thain Spelling Variations


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Thain Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Thane, Thain, Thaine, Thayne, Theyne and others.

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Thain Early History


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Thain Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Thain research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1117, 1198, 1222, 1253, 1541, 1563, and 1608 are included under the topic Early Thain History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Thain Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Thain Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Thain Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Thain Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Thain, aged 21, landed in Rhode Island in 1812
  • Thomas Thain, who landed in New York in 1824
  • George Thain, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1847
  • Kasper Thain, who arrived in Arkansas in 1888

Thain Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. James Thain U.E. who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Thain Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

Thain Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Thain arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Pegasus" in 1865
  • Charles Thain arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "British King" in 1883

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Contemporary Notables of the name Thain (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Thain (post 1700)



  • John Alexander Thain (b. 1955), American businessman, investment banker, CEO of the CIT Group
  • Kevin Thain (b. 1969), Scottish shinty player from Tomatin, Scotland
  • Colin Thain (b. 1959), English Professor of Political Science, Head of the Department of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Birmingham
  • Caryl Thain (1895-1969), English cricketer
  • Gary Mervin Thain (1948-1975), New Zealand rock bassist, best known for his work with British band, Uriah Heep
  • The Hon. Thomas Thain (1778-1832), Scottish-born, Canadian merchant and politician in Lower Canada, partner in the North West Company

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  2. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
  3. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  5. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  7. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  10. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
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The Thain Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Thain 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 14 June 2016 at 03:29.

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