Attistom History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Attistom family

The surname Attistom was first found in Midlothian, an area that borders the Scottish Borders, East Lothian and the City of Edinburgh council areas, near MacMerry.

Early History of the Attistom family

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Attistom Spelling Variations

The name Attistom, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Adaistone, Adenston, Adiestoun, Adieston, Adistone, Adistone, Aldinston, Adingston and many more.

Early Notables of the Attistom family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Attistom family

The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Attistom family, or who bore a variation of the surname Attistom were Thomas Adinston who settled in Virginia in 1645.



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