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Edmands is an ancient Anglo-Saxon name that is derived from the given name Edmond.

Edmands Early Origins



The surname Edmands was first found in Lancashire 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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Edmands Spelling Variations


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Edmands Spelling Variations



Edmands has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Edmond, Edmonde, Edmon, Edmonds, Edmun, Edmund, Edmunds and many more.

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Edmands Early History


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Edmands Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Edmands research. Another 332 words (24 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Edmands History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Edmands Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Edmands Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Edmands Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Edmandss to arrive on North American shores:

Edmands Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J Edmands, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name Edmands (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Edmands (post 1700)



  • John Wiley Edmands (1809-1877), American politician, Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1853-55; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1868

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    7. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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    The Edmands Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Edmands 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 19 October 2015 at 11:22.

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