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Blakeman Early Origins



The surname Blakeman was first found in Durham where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Blakeman Spelling Variations


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Blakeman Spelling Variations



During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Blakeman occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Blakeman, Blaikman, Blakman, Blackman, Blackeman and others.

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Blakeman Early History


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Blakeman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blakeman research. Another 233 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1596, 1638, and 1665 are included under the topic Early Blakeman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Blakeman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blakeman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Blakeman 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



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Blakeman, or a spelling variation of the surname include:

Blakeman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Adam Blakeman, who arrived in Connecticut in 1640
  • Adam Blakeman settled in New England in 1640

Blakeman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Blakeman, who landed in Indiana in 1852
  • Isaac Blakeman settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1868
  • Albert Blakeman, aged 27, who settled in America, in 1892
  • Chas. Blakeman, aged 29, who emigrated to America, in 1893
  • Mrs. Blakeman, aged 27, who emigrated to America, in 1893
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Blakeman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Charles Blakeman, aged 61, who landed in America, in 1909
  • Arthur M. Blakeman, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States, in 1911
  • James Blakeman, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States from Bromsgrove, England, in 1912
  • Ida Blakeman, aged 35, who settled in America from London, England, in 1913
  • Gertreede Blakeman, aged 9, who settled in America from London, England, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Blakeman Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Margaret Blakeman, aged 20, who emigrated to Toronto, Canada, in 1913
  • Gertrude Blakeman, aged 10, who emigrated to Toronto, Ont., in 1914

Blakeman Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Walton Blakeman, English convict from Staffordshire, who was transported aboard the "Agincourt" on July 6, 1844, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Agincourt voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 226 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agincourt/1844

Blakeman Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Henry Blakeman, aged 40, a labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm
  • Rinah Blakeman, aged 38, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm
  • Henry Blakeman arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Blakeman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Blakeman (post 1700)



  • Bruce A. Blakeman, American politician from New York City
  • Laura Blakeman (b. 1979), British Olympic slalom canoeist, winner of five medals in the K-1 team
  • Clete Blakeman (b. 1965), official in the National Football League since the 2008 NFL season
  • Helen Blakeman (b. 1971), British playwright and screenwriter
  • Laurie Blakeman, Canadian politician, member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta

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Citations


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  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Agincourt voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 226 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agincourt/1844
  2. ^ Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm

Other References

  1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. 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).
  5. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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The Blakeman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blakeman 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 24 November 2014 at 11:17.

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