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Origin Displayed: Scottish
Origins Available: Jewish, Scottish
Spelling variations include: Gordon, Gordun, G˘rdon (Gaelic) and others.
First found in Berwickshire where legend has it that they were granted lands by King Malcolm Ceanmore, successor to MacBeth, in 1057, thus placing bearers of the name in lowland Scotland, before the invasion of the Normans.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Alexander Gordon who settled in New England in 1652; George Gordon settled in Virginia in 1636; Laughlath Gordon settled in Boston in 1652; Nicholas Gordon settled in Virginia in 1635.
(Above is a small excerpt from our 1800 word history)
Motto Translated: Remaining.
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