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Where did the English Comings family come from? What is the English Comings family crest and coat of arms? When did the Comings family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Comings family history?It is generally believed that this name comes from a Breton personal name, derived from element "cam," meaning "bent," or "crooked;" or perhaps from the herb called "cummin" (cumin). Or the name may have come from the place name Comines, in Flanders, Northern France.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cumin, Cumins, Cumine, Cummin, Cummins, Cummine, Comings, Comins, Commin and many more.
First found in Norfolk, Lincolnshire, and Yorkshire in England, in the 12th and 13th centuries. Robert of Comyn (Comines,) a noble who accompanied William the Conqueror in 1066 and was made Earl of Northumberland. Today Commins is a small hamlet in Denbighshire and Commins Coch is a small village in the county of Powys, Wales.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Comings research. Another 973 words(70 lines of text) covering the years 1124, 1153, 1133, 1302, 1296, 1306, 1289, 1667 and 1740 are included under the topic Early Comings History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 93 words(7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Comings Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Comings family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 107 words(8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Comings Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Comings Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
The Comings Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Comings 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.
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