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Hemion History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English , Scottish


The place name, from which the Hemion family take their surname arrived in Scotland with the Viking settlers. The first to use Hemion as a name no doubt lived in the Orkneys, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.


Early Origins of the Hemion family


The surname Hemion was first found in the Orkneys, where they held a family seat from early times.

Early History of the Hemion family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hemion research.
Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1677, 1700, 1566, 1630, 1623, 1602, 1653 and 1945 are included under the topic Early Hemion History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hemion Spelling Variations


Few standards of spelling and translation existed in the Middle Ages. spelling variations, are thus, an extremely common occurrence in records of ancient Scottish names. Over the years, Hemion has been spelled Hemming, Heming, Hemming, Hemmings, Hemyng and others.

Early Notables of the Hemion family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the Clan from early times was John Heminges (sometimes spelled Heming or Heminge) (1566-1630), an actor in the King's Men, the playing company for which William Shakespeare wrote. He was also co-editor of the First Folio, the collected plays of Shakespeare, published in 1623 and financial manager for the King's Men. A memorial statue of him can be found in...
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Migration of the Hemion family to the New World and Oceana


Land and opportunity greeted all those who made it across the Atlantic. These settlers and their children went on to play important roles in the forging of the great nations of the United States and Canada. Clan societies and other Scottish organizations have preserved much of this heritage for the ancestors of those brave Scots. Immigration and passenger lists have documented the arrival of various people bearing the name Hemion to North America: Samuel Hemming settled in New England in 1698; Thomas Heming settled in Virginia in 1654; Joe Heming settled in Virginia in 1635.

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