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Where did the English Train family come from? What is the English Train family crest and coat of arms? When did the Train family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Train family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Train, Trayne, Trane and others.
First found in Northumberland and Durham where they held a family seat from very ancient times, Lords of the manor of Streatlam, Stewards of Richmondshire (now Yorkshire and Durham,) and were closely associated with the ancient Percies, Earls of Northumberland, and the Royal Balliol family.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Train research. Another 224 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1346, 1460, 1499, 1563, 1590, and 1693 are included under the topic Early Train History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Train Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Train Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- John Train, who arrived in Watertown, Massachusetts in 1640
Train Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Margeret Train who settled in Boston, Massachusetts in 1849
- J. Train who arrived in San Francisco in 1851
Train Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- James Train, aged 33, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Epaminondas"
- Kenneth E. Train (b. 1951), American Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley
- Kristina Train (b. 1982), American pop/soul singer and songwriter
- Big Train (1887-1946), American baseball player
- Russell Errol Train (b. 1920), American Lawyer, environmentalist and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
- Jack Train (1902-1966), English actor and entertainer popular during the Second World War
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The Train Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Train 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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