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The Girling surname is thought to be a habitational name taken on from a now lost or unidentified place name in England.

Girling Early Origins



The surname Girling was first found in Norfolk where the family name was first referenced in the year 1296 when William Girlyn held estates in that shire. The Girlington family were early proprietors of the township of Leck in Lancashire. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Girling Spelling Variations


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Girling Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Girling, Girlyn, Girlington, Gerlinston, Garlington, Gerling, Gerlin, Girlin, Gerlyn, Gerlinge, Gylinge and many more.

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Girling Early History


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Girling Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Girling research. Another 273 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1177 and 1642 are included under the topic Early Girling History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Girling Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Girling Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Girling 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:

Girling Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Girling, who came to Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1635
  • Richard Girling, who arrived in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1635
  • John Girling, who arrived in Virginia in 1667

Girling Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Elizabeth Girling, who arrived in Virginia in 1730

Girling Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Wm. Girling, who arrived at Philadelphia in 1807
  • Thomas Girling, aged 25, who landed in America, in 1893
  • Fannie Girling, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States from Nottingham, in 1897

Girling Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Minnie Girling, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States from Birmingham, in 1900
  • Elsie Maud Girling, aged 9, who emigrated to America from Birmingham, in 1900
  • Albert N. Girling, aged 35, who landed in America from Chippenham, England, in 1909
  • Mrs. Albert N. Girling, aged 25, who landed in America from Chippenham, England, in 1909
  • Wm. B. Girling, aged 60, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Girling (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Girling (post 1700)



  • Mary Anne Girling (1827-1886), English religious leader, the founder of the sect called "The People of God", also known as New Forest Shakers
  • Brigadier Francis Edward Buller Girling (1897-1949), British general in World War II
  • William Girling OBE, British chairman of the Metropolitan Water Board, eponym of the William Girling Reservoir in London
  • Laura Girling, Canadian actress, known for The Successor (1996), Othello (2001) and Random Quest (2006)
  • Barry Girling (1857-1905), Welsh international rugby union player, Cardiff RFC Captain (1881-1882)
  • Russ Girling, Canadian President and CEO of TransCanada Corporation (2010-)
  • William James Girling CBE (1882-1973), New Zealand Reform Party Member of Parliament for Wairau (1922-1928), awarded the King George V Silver Jubilee Medal in 1935
  • Julie McCulloch Girling MEP (b. 1956), British Conservative politician, Member of the European Parliament for South West England (2009-)
  • Richard Girling, British journalist, feature writer for The Sunday Times
  • Albert H Girling, English founder of Girling in 1925, a British automotive systems manufacturing company

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  2. 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).
  3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  6. 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.
  7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  11. ...

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