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Train Early Origins



The surname Train was 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. Stainton with Streatlam in Durham was an ancient family seat. "This hamlet at an early period belonged to the Traynes, lords of Streatlam; and was acquired, by marriage with the heiress of Trayne, by Sir Adam Bowes. The estate afterwards became separated from the Streatlam property, but was re-united to it in 1526." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Train Spelling Variations


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Train Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Train, Trayne, Trane and others.

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Train Early History


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Train Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Train research. Another 309 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1346, 1460, 1460, 1499, 1590, 1563 and 1693 are included under the topic Early Train History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Train Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Train Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Train 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:

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"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Train (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Train (post 1700)



  • 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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Train Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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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.

This page was last modified on 18 February 2016 at 14:11.

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