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Origins Available: German, Scottish
The place name, from which the Hemminger family take their surname arrived in Scotland with the Viking settlers. The first to use Hemminger as a name no doubt lived in the Orkneys, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.
Few standards of spelling and translation existed in the Middle Ages. spelling variations, are thus, an extremely common occurrence in records of ancient Scottish names. Over the years, Hemminger has been spelled Hemming, Heming, Hemming, Hemmings, Hemyng and others.
First found in the Orkneys, where they held a family seat from early times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hemminger research. Another 376 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1677 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Hemminger History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Hemminger Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Land and opportunity greeted all those who made it across the Atlantic. These settlers and their children went on to play important roles in the forging of the great nations of the United States and Canada. Clan societies and other Scottish organizations have preserved much of this heritage for the ancestors of those brave Scots. Immigration and passenger lists have documented the arrival of various people bearing the name Hemminger to North America:
Hemminger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
The Hemminger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hemminger 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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