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Homes Early Origins



The surname Homes 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.

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Homes Spelling Variations


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Homes Spelling Variations



The name Homes, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Home, Hume, Humes and others.

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Homes Early History


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Homes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Homes 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 Homes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Homes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Homes 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 Homes Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Homes In Ireland


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Homes In Ireland



Some of the Homes 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Homes family, or who bore a variation of the surname Homes were

Homes Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Margaret Homes, aged 23, landed in Virginia in 1635
  • Peter Homes, who landed in Virginia in 1637
  • Thomas Homes, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1637
  • Silvester Homes, who landed in Maryland in 1657
  • Martha Homes, who arrived in Virginia in 1657
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Homes Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ralph Homes, who landed in Virginia in 1700
  • Edward Homes, who landed in Virginia in 1702
  • Anne Homes, who landed in Virginia in 1714
  • William Homes, who landed in New England in 1715
  • Christoph Homes, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Homes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Homes settled in New Bedford Massachusetts in 1822
  • Henry Homes, who settled in New Bedford Massachusetts in 1822
  • George Homes, who landed in New York in 1852

Homes Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Absalom Homes U.E., "Holmes" who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Homes Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Homes, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1835

Homes Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Sarah Homes arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Petrel" in 1851

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Citations


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  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
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The Homes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Homes 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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