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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.

Cumming Early Origins



The surname Cumming was 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.

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Cumming Spelling Variations


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Cumming Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cumin, Cumins, Cumine, Cummin, Cummins, Cummine, Comings, Comins, Commin and many more.

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Cumming Early History


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Cumming Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cumming 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 Cumming History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cumming Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cumming Early Notables (pre 1700)



Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Alexander Comyn (d. 1289), Earl of Buchan, a Scotish-Norman nobleman, son of William Comyn and Marjory, Countess of Buchan, the...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cumming Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cumming In Ireland


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Cumming In Ireland



Some of the Cumming 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 and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cumming Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • George Cumming, who came to New Jersey in 1685

Cumming Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Antho Cumming, who arrived in Virginia in 1704
  • George Cumming, who arrived in Leeward Islands in 1709
  • William Cumming, who landed in Maryland in 1716
  • William Cumming, who arrived in Annapolis, Maryland in 1717
  • Thomas Cumming, who arrived in New England in 1773
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cumming Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Elnr Cumming, who landed in America in 1805
  • Jannett Cumming, who arrived in America in 1805
  • James Cumming, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1812
  • Tho Cumming, who landed in New York, NY in 1815
  • Ham Cumming, who landed in New York, NY in 1815
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cumming Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. William Cumming U.E. who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Cumming Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William Cumming, his wife and their three children, who settled in Nova Scotia in 1803
  • Archibald Cumming, who landed in Canada in 1820
  • Daniel Cumming, who landed in Canada in 1820
  • John, Cumming Jr., who landed in Canada in 1820
  • John, Cumming Sr., who arrived in Canada in 1820

Cumming Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • J. Cumming, a mason, arrived in Van Diemenís Land (now Tasmania) sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • Peter Cumming arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Royal Archer" in 1846
  • A. Cumming arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Royal Archer" in 1846
  • J. Cumming arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Royal Archer" in 1846
  • Peter Cumming, aged 33, a mason, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Dirigo"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cumming Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Cumming landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • Duncan Cumming arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Berar" in 1865
  • Thomas Cumming, aged 41, a labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen Bee" in 1872
  • Christina Cumming, aged 43, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen Bee" in 1872
  • Thomas Cumming, aged 11, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen Bee" in 1872
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cumming (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cumming (post 1700)



  • William Cumming, American politician, Member of North Carolina House of Commons, 1781, 1783-84, 1788; Delegate to Continental Congress from North Carolina, 1785
  • Thomas William Cumming (1814-1855), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1853-55
  • Thomas Cumming, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1860
  • Thomas Cumming (1765-1834), American politician, Mayor of Augusta, Georgia, 1798
  • R. C. Cumming, American politician, Mayor of Ocala, Florida, 1954-55
  • P. S. Cumming, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1916
  • Mrs. L. G. Cumming, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1952
  • Kristi Cumming, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 2008
  • John P. Cumming, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 14th District, 1854
  • James Cumming, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004
  • ... (Another 13 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  7. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  8. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  10. 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).
  11. ...

The Cumming Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cumming 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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