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The name Cashman has been recorded in British history since the time when the Anglo-Saxons ruled over the region. The name is assumed to have been given to someone who was a person who worked in a castle. The original bearer of the surname may have held the post of governor or constable of the castle. The surname Cashman is derived from the Old Norman French word castel, which means castle. The suffix man denotes a servant.

Cashman Early Origins



The surname Cashman was first found in Dorset where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Cashman Spelling Variations


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Cashman Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Cashman has been spelled many different ways, including Castleman, Casselman, Cassman, Cassellman and others.

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Cashman Early History


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Cashman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cashman research. Another 243 words (17 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cashman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cashman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cashman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cashman 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Cashmans to arrive in North America:

Cashman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Cashman, who landed in New York in 1804
  • Daniel Cashman, who landed in New York in 1813
  • Charles Cashman, who landed in New York in 1819
  • Patrick Cashman, who arrived in Tippecanoe County, Ind in 1842
  • John Cashman, aged 37, arrived in New York, NY in 1846
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cashman Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mary Cashman, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1829
  • Mary Cashman, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1833
  • Thomas Cashman, aged 37, a blacksmith, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the ship "Reward" from Cork, Ireland
  • Bridget Cashman, who settled in Nova Scotia in 1833
  • Bridget Cashman, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1833
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cashman Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Hannah "Honora" Cashman, aged 47, Irish convict from Ireland, who was transported aboard the "Arabian" in November 22nd, 1846, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Arabian voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1846 with 26 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arabian/1846
  • John Cashman arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "John Woodall" in 1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cashman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cashman (post 1700)



  • Timothy Cashman, American politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from East Haddam, 1912
  • Thomas E. Cashman, American Democrat politician, Member of Minnesota State Senate 8th District, 1907-14; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1912, 1924, 1928
  • Peter L. Cashman, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1972; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1973-75
  • M. R. Cashman, American politician, Candidate for Minnesota State Senate 16th District, 1942
  • Joseph Cashman, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Mayor of Mamaroneck, New York, 1935
  • John Edward Cashman (1865-1946), American politician, Representative from Wisconsin 8th District, 1936, 1938
  • Jim Cashman, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1948
  • Peter L. Cashman (b. 1936), American politician
  • Eugene C. "Gene" Cashman (1921-2000), American businessman and Thoroughbred racehorse owner
  • Karen Cashman (b. 1971), American short track speed skater
  • ... (Another 12 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Arabian voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1846 with 26 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arabian/1846

Other References

  1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
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The Cashman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cashman 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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