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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.

Early Origins of the Girling family


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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Early History of the Girling family

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Early History of the Girling family


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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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Early Notables of the Girling family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Girling family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Girling family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Girling family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Girling Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Girling, who settled in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1635
  • Richard Girling, who arrived in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1635 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • 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
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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 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 5) Francis Girling. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Girling/Francis_Edward_Buller/Great_Britain.html
  • 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.
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 5) Francis Girling. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Girling/Francis_Edward_Buller/Great_Britain.html

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