Early Origins of the Trenant family
The surname Trenant was first found in Cornall where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manors of Tranance and Bodmin. Cornwall
was a land set apart, a land of mystique and quaint customs, more strongly related to Brittany
than to England
. It was not until the 10th century that they submitted to the Saxon rule of England. Since then, their influence has moved east into Devon
Early History of the Trenant family
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Trenant Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Tranance, Tranansh, Trenants, Trence, Trance and others.
Early Notables of the Trenant family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Trenant family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..