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Heasman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Heasman is a name that came to England in the 11th century wave of migration that was set off by the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Heasman family lived in Warwickshire. The Hayman, however, does not refer to that area, but is a topographical reference to an enclosure of some sort. The name was originally derived from the Old English word haye, which meant enclosure. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)


Early Origins of the Heasman family


The surname Heasman was first found in Warwickshire where one of the first records of the name was Walter Heyman who was listed there in the Subsidy Rolls of Warwickshire in 1332. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)

Early History of the Heasman family


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Heasman Spelling Variations


Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence in the eras before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate regularly changed the spellings of their names as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Heasman have been found, including Hayman, Heyman and others.

Early Notables of the Heasman family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Heasman family to Ireland


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Migration of the Heasman family to the New World and Oceana


For many English families, the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. For such families, the shores of Ireland, Australia, and the New World beckoned. They left their homeland at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. Many arrived after the long voyage sick, starving, and without a penny. But even those were greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. Numerous English settlers who arrived in the United States and Canada at this time went on to make important contributions to the developing cultures of those countries. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Heasman were among those contributors:

Heasman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William G. Heasman, aged 42, who settled in America from Bridgworth Salop, in 1905
  • Nellie Heasman, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Tennants Hill, England, in 1910
  • Edna E. Heasman, aged 29, who landed in America from Etham, England, in 1914
  • William Heasman, aged 38, who landed in America, in 1924

Heasman Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Benjamin Heasman, aged 21, a tinsmith, who arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "David McIvor"

Contemporary Notables of the name Heasman (post 1700)


  • Paul Heasman, American stunt performer, best known for his work on Saving Private Ryan (1998) and Titanic (1997)
  • Calvin Warrington- Heasman, American stunt performer, best known for his work on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) and War Horse (2011)
  • Justin Heasman (b. 1977), English director, writer and producer

The Heasman Motto


The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Coelum non solum
Motto Translation: Heaven not earth.


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  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)

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