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The origins of the name Edmond are with the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from the given name Edmond.

Edmond Early Origins



The surname Edmond 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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Edmond Spelling Variations


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Edmond 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. Edmond has been spelled many different ways, including Edmond, Edmonde, Edmon, Edmonds, Edmun, Edmund, Edmunds and many more.

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Edmond Early History


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Edmond Early History



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

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Edmond Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Edmond Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Edmond 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 Edmonds to arrive in North America:

Edmond Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Edmond who settled in Virginia in 1654
  • Susan Edmond, who landed in Virginia in 1661

Edmond Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Evan Edmond, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1701
  • Lewis Edmond, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1701
  • Robert Edmond, who arrived in Virginia in 1701

Edmond Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Edmond, aged 41, arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804
  • Joseph Edmond, who landed in New York in 1835
  • H Edmond, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • E. T. Edmond, aged 39, who emigrated to the United States, in 1896

Edmond Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • James Edmond, aged 57, who emigrated to the United States from Glasgow, in 1905
  • Gertrude Edmond, aged 29, who settled in America from Saltburn, England, in 1907
  • Geo. Edmond, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States from Glasgow, in 1907
  • Alice Edmond, aged 29, who landed in America from Flamborough, England, in 1909
  • Ernest James Edmond, aged 27, who landed in America from Sherelamthan, England, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Edmond Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Edmond, aged 17, arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "David McIvor"

Edmond Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Peter Edmond, aged 23, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Resolute" in 1865

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Contemporary Notables of the name Edmond (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Edmond (post 1700)



  • William Edmond (1755-1838), American politician, Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1797-1801; Member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1803-05; Superior Court Judge in Connecticut, 1805-19
  • Samuel S. Edmond, American politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Griswold, 1899-1900
  • Joseph H. Edmond, American politician, First Selectman of Plainville, Connecticut, 1888

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

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