The name Vernia arrived in England
after the Norman Conquest
of 1066. The Vernia family lived in Buckinghamshire.
Early Origins of the Vernia family
The surname Vernia was first found in Buckinghamshire
, when they arrived from Vernai a parish in the arrondisement of Bayeaux in Normandy.
Early History of the Vernia family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vernia research.Another 271 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1419 and 1465 are included under the topic Early Vernia History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Vernia Spelling Variations
A multitude of spelling variations
characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England
also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Varney, Verney and others.
Early Notables of the Vernia family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Vernia family to Ireland
Some of the Vernia family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 35 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Vernia family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families left England
, to avoid the chaos of their homeland and migrated to the many British colonies abroad. Although the conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and some travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute, once in the colonies, many of the families prospered and made valuable contributions to the cultures of what would become the United States and Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Vernia or a variant listed above: E. Varney settled in Belfast, Maine, in 1822; H.J. Varney arrived in San Francisco in 1852.