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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.

Hemminger Early Origins



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

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Hemminger Spelling Variations


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Hemminger Spelling Variations



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.

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Hemminger Early History


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Hemminger Early History



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 and printed products wherever possible.

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Hemminger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hemminger Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hemminger 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



Land and opportunity greeted all those who made it across the Atlanti c. 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

  • Johannes, Hemminger Jr., who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Jurg Fredk Hemminger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Barbara Hemminger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Georg Friedrich Hemminger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hemminger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hemminger (post 1700)



  • Cyril Franklin Hemminger, American Navy officer killed during the Battle of Savo Island, eponym of the USS Hemminger (DE-746), a Cannon-class destroyer escort

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    2. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    3. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    4. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    6. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
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    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.

    This page was last modified on 28 February 2013 at 08:33.

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