Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from the Old French personal names Amauri and Emaurri. These are derived from the Old German personal name Amalric, which literally means work-rule.
Early Origins of the Hember family
Devon at Broadhembury which is also known as Hembury, a parish and former market-town in the union of Honiton. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print. Hembury is also the name of a Neolithic causewayed enclosure and Iron Age hill fort near Honiton in Devon and is thought to date back from the late fifth and early fourth century BC. Hembury Castle is an Iron Age Hill fort near Tythecott, south of Buckland Brewer. Some researchers believe that the name is related to the name Embury, but this is not the case as this name is a distinct Devon name whereas Embury hails from Somerset. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X) CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
Early History of the Hember family
Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1377 and 1761 are included under the topic Early Hember History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Hember Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Hember family name include Hembery, Hembry, Hembrow, Hembrough, Hemborough, Hembury, Hembergh, Hembro, Hembray, Hembree and many more.
Early Notables of the Hember family (pre 1700)
Another 17 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hember Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Hember family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Hember Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Historic Events for the Hember family
Hember Family Crest Products