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The surname Wearn likely is derived from the place name Wearne in Somerset, or Warne in Marytavy in Devon.

Wearn Early Origins



The surname Wearn was first found in Somerset.

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Wearn Spelling Variations


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Wearn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Warne, Warnes, Warn, Wearn, Wearne and others.

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Wearn Early History


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Wearn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wearn research. Another 196 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1327, 1377, 1524, and 1545 are included under the topic Early Wearn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wearn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wearn Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wearn 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:

Wearn Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Wearn, aged 23, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Cheapside"
  • William Wearn, aged 37, arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "William Money" in 1849
  • Jenny Wearn, aged 35, arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "William Money" in 1849
  • John K. Wearn, aged 13, arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "William Money" in 1849
  • Samuel Wearn, aged 10, arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "William Money" in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wearn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wearn (post 1700)



  • Arthur E. Wearn, American politician, Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, 1933-35

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Wearn Historic Events


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Wearn Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Arthur Wearn (b. 1918), English Marine serving for the Royal Marine from Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    8. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Wearn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wearn 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 8 October 2015 at 15:40.

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