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Howieson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Howieson family


The surname Howieson was first found in Midlothian, 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.

Early History of the Howieson family


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Howieson Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Howison, Howieson, Howeson, Howyson, Howson and others.

Early Notables of the Howieson family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Howieson family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Howieson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Howieson, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1878

Howieson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Miss Alison F Howieson, (b. 1829), aged 29, British domestic servant travelling from Gravesend aboard the ship "Indiana" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 28th November 1858 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html

Contemporary Notables of the name Howieson (post 1700)


  • Mary Howieson, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2004 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, August 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jack Howieson (b. 1981), English rugby league player
  • Cameron Drew Neru Howieson (b. 1994), New Zealand footballer

The Howieson Motto


The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Sursum corda
Motto Translation: Hearts upwards.


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Citations


  1. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, August 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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