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Wrenn Early Origins



The surname Wrenn was first found in Durham where they held a family seat from early times, and were originally descended from Ralph de Raines who was granted lands by William, Duke of Albany in that shire. They were originally from Rennes in Normandy where they also held lands from their Lord, William de Aubigny of Belvoir.

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Wrenn Spelling Variations


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Wrenn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wren, Wrenn and others.

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Wrenn Early History


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Wrenn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wrenn research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1632, 1723, 1666, 1692, 1585, 1667, 1634, 1635 and 1638 are included under the topic Early Wrenn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wrenn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wrenn Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable of this family during the Middle Ages was Sir Christopher Wren (1632-1723), one of the best known and highest acclaimed English architects in history, responsible for rebuilding 51 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire...

Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wrenn 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:

Wrenn Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Wrenn who settled in Virginia in 1635
  • Tho Wrenn, aged 20, who arrived in Virginia in 1635 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Thomas Wrenn, who landed in Virginia in 1638 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Francis Wrenn, who settled in Virginia in 1650
  • Fra Wrenn, who arrived in Virginia in 1650 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Wrenn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • H. L. Wrenn, aged 21, who settled in America, in 1893

Wrenn Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • H. B. Wrenn, aged 27, who landed in America, in 1906
  • Ellen Wrenn, aged 20, who settled in America from Clonakilty, Ireland, in 1907
  • Bridget Wrenn, aged 24, who emigrated to America from Tralee, Ireland, in 1909
  • Bridget A. Wrenn, aged 19, who landed in America from Westhort, Ireland, in 1909
  • Ellen Wrenn, aged 34, who landed in America from Skibberien, Ireland, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wrenn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wrenn (post 1700)



  • Robert "Bob" Duffield Wrenn (1873-1925), left-handed American tennis player, former co-World No. 1, one of the first inductees in the International Tennis Hall of Fame
  • George Lawson Wrenn (1865-1948), American tennis player who played in the US Open in 1900 and at Wimbledon in 1919
  • Heaton Luse Wrenn (1900-1978), American rugby union player
  • Robert Brenaman Wrenn Jr. (b. 1959), American sportscaster and golf course design consultant
  • Charles Leslie Wrenn (1895-1969), British scholar, Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon at the University of Oxford in 1945

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  5. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  6. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  11. ...

The Wrenn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wrenn 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 August 2017 at 22:12.

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