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Finnimore is a name whose history is entwined with the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It was a name for a person who was perceived to be splendid and very likable. The surname is derived from the Old French words fin, a nickname for a very elegant man and amour, which is means love.

Finnimore Early Origins



The surname Finnimore was first found in Oxfordshire 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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Finnimore Spelling Variations


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Finnimore Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Finnimore were recorded, including Fennimore, Fenemere, Finimore, Finnimore, Fenimore, Fenimere, Finmore and many more.

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Finnimore Early History


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Finnimore Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Finnimore research. Another 292 words (21 lines of text) covering the year 1208 is included under the topic Early Finnimore History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Finnimore Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Finnimore Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Finnimore 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Finnimore Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Finnimore, aged 39, a farmer, who arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Lady Nugent" in 1841
  • Anna Finnimore, aged 24, who arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Lady Nugent" in 1841
  • William Finnimore, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1842

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Contemporary Notables of the name Finnimore (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Finnimore (post 1700)



  • Ernest Edwin Finnimore (b. 1875), American Democrat politician, Supervisor, blacksmith department, Maine Central Railroad; Mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1920-21

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
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    The Finnimore Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Finnimore 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 7 October 2015 at 11:44.

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