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Scottish annals reveal that the Hemming surname came from a place name in Scotland, named with Viking elements. The name was no doubt taken on when they lived in the Orkneys, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.

Hemming Early Origins



The surname Hemming was first found in the Orkneys, where they held a family seat from early times.

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Hemming Spelling Variations


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Hemming Spelling Variations



Spelling variations are extremely common among Scottish names dating from this era because the arts of spelling and translation were not yet standardized. Spelling was done by sound, and translation from Gaelic to English was generally quite careless. In different records, Hemming has been spelled Hemming, Heming, Hemming, Hemmings, Hemyng and others.

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Hemming Early History


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Hemming Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hemming research. Another 376 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1677 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Hemming History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hemming Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hemming Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hemming 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



Those who made the voyage were greeted with ample opportunity to acquire land and a political climate far away from the oppressive monarchy of the old country. They settled along the east coast of what would become Canada and the United States. In the American War of Independence, those who remained loyal to England traveled north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. In this century, many Scots living in North America have begun to recover their rich heritage through festivals, highland games, and Clan societies. An examination of passenger and immigration lists has shown early immigrants bearing the name Hemming:

Hemming Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Samuel Hemming settled in New England in 1698

Hemming Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Rudolph Hemming, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750

Hemming Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Friedrich Hemming, who arrived in Quebec in 1850

Hemming Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Hemming, aged 52, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Marshall Bennett"

Hemming Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Henry Hemming, aged 32, a butcher, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Prince of Wales" in 1842
  • Elizabeth Hemming, aged 28, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Prince of Wales" in 1842
  • Sarah Hemming, aged 3, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Prince of Wales" in 1842
  • Ann Hemming arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Prince of Wales" in 1842
  • Alfred Hemming arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Aloe" in 1863
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hemming (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hemming (post 1700)



  • Gary Hemming (1934-1969), noted American mountaineer
  • Sally Hemming, British painter and printmaker
  • Clifford James Hemming FBPS, FRSA (1909-2007), British child psychologist, educationalist and humanist
  • Tyler Hemming (b. 1985), Canadian soccer player
  • John Hemming (b. 1935), Canadian-born explorer and author
  • Nikki Hemming (b. 1967), Australian CEO and part owner of Sharman Networks
  • John Alexander Melvin Hemming (b. 1960), British politician

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Hemming Historic Events


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Hemming Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Samuel Ernest Hemming, aged 43, English Lamp Trimmer from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking escaping on life boat 4

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Suggested Readings for the name Hemming


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Suggested Readings for the name Hemming



  • The Sable Curtain by Minnie Shumate Wookson.

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Hemming Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    3. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    4. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    5. 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).
    6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    8. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    11. ...

    The Hemming Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hemming 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 30 July 2016 at 12:04.

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