× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2016

Origins Available: English, French, Scottish


Home Early Origins



The surname Home was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Close

Home Spelling Variations


Expand

Home Spelling Variations



Although the name, Home, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Home, Hume, Humes and others.

Close

Home Early History


Expand

Home Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Home research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1490, 1506, 1516, 1549, 1575, 1566, 1619, 1633, 1615, 1666, 1674, 1687, 1706, 1671, 1698, 1797 and are included under the topic Early Home History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Home Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Home Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Alexander Home, 1st Lord Home (d. 1490);Alexander Home, 2nd Lord Home (d. 1506); Alexander Home, 3rd Lord Home (d. 1516); George Home, 4th Lord Home (d. 1549); Alexander Home, 5th Lord Home (d. 1575); Alexander Home, 1st Earl of Home (c...

Another 67 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Home Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Home In Ireland


Expand

Home In Ireland



Some of the Home family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Home family name Home, or who bore a variation of the surname were

Home Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Home, who arrived in Virginia in 1621
  • John Home settled in Virginia in 1621
  • Richard Home settled in Virginia in 1623
  • Richard Home, who came to Virginia in 1623
  • Henry Home, who landed in Virginia in 1623
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Home Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Catherine Home, who landed in Virginia in 1700
  • Solomon Home, who landed in Virginia in 1700
  • James Home, who arrived in Virginia in 1701-1702
  • Johan Home, who arrived in New York, NY in 1710-1714
  • Caspar Home, who arrived in New York, NY in 1710
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Home Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Simon Home, aged 31, arrived in New York in 1812
  • Charles J Home, aged 25, arrived in New York in 1830
  • William and Robert Home landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1837 and 1868 respectively
  • William Home, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1837
  • John I Home, who landed in Mississippi in 1840
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Home Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • George Home, who landed in Arkansas in 1906

Home Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Home, aged 28, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Olivia"
  • Elizabeth Home, aged 19, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Lady Macdonald"

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Home (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Home (post 1700)



  • David Alexander Cospatrick Douglas- Home (b. 1943), 15th Earl of Home, Scottish peer
  • Charles Alexander Douglas- Home (1834-1918), 12th Earl of Home, Scottish peer, Lord Lieutenant of Berwickshire (1879-1880), Lord Lieutenant of Lanarkshire (1890-1915)
  • Charles Cospatrick Archibald Douglas- Home (1873-1951), 13th Earl of Home, Scottish peer, Lord Lieutenant of Berwickshire (1930-1951)
  • Cospatrick Alexander Home (1799-1881), 11th Earl of Home, Scottish peer, Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (1828-1830)
  • Alexander Home (1769-1841), 10th Earl of Home, Scottish peer
  • Alexander Home (b. 1786), 9th Earl of Home, Scottish peer
  • Lieutenant General William William Home (1681-1761), 8th Earl of Home British Governor of Gibraltar (1757-1761)
  • Daniel Dunglas Home (1833-1886), Scottish physical medium with the reported ability to levitate to a variety of heights
  • Hon. William Douglas Home, Scottish dramatic author, Edinburgh
  • Sir Everard Home FRS (1756-1832), 1st Baronet, British physician, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1787, awarded the Copley Medal in 1807
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Close

Home Historic Events


Expand

Home Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. William Home, British Leading Seaman, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking

RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Thomas Home, Canadian 1st Class Passenger from Welland, Ontario, Canada, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking

Close

Home Family Crest Products


Expand

Home Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



    Other References

    1. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    11. ...

    The Home Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Home 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 13 November 2014 at 16:22.

    Sign Up

      


    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
    House of Names on Facebook
    Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
    Houseofnames on Pinterest