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The Gaelic name used by the Hempson family in ancient Ireland was O hAmhsaigh.

Hempson Early Origins



The surname Hempson was first found in Derry, where they held a family seat from early times.

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Hempson Spelling Variations


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Hempson Spelling Variations



Numerous spelling variations of the surname Hempson exist. A partial explanation for these variants is that ancient scribes and church officials recorded names as they were pronounced, often resulting in a single person being recorded under several different spellings. Different spellings that were found include O'Hanson, Hanson, Hansom, O'Hamsey, Hampson, O'Hamson, O'Hampson, Hempson and many more.

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Hempson Early History


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Hempson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hempson research. Another 81 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1700, 1659, 1695 and 1793 are included under the topic Early Hempson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hempson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hempson Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hempson 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hempson Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John Hempson, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Daniel O'Connell" in 1834
  • Francis Hempson, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Daniel O'Connell" in 1834
  • Elizabeth Hempson, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Daniel O'Connell" in 1834
  • Robert Hempson, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Daniel O'Connell" in 1834

Hempson Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Hempson, aged 19, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Indian" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The INDIAN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Indian.htm
  • Samuel Hempson, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Indian" in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The INDIAN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Indian.htm

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Hempson Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The INDIAN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Indian.htm

Other References

  1. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
  2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  4. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
  5. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
  6. 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).
  7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  8. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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The Hempson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hempson 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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