Hymas History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Hymas family

The surname Hymas was first found in Cumberland, where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Armathwaite from very ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest of England by Duke William of Normandy in 1066 at the Battle of Hastings.

Early History of the Hymas family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hymas research. Another 48 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1613, 1685, 1613, 1720, 1692, 1780, 1692, 1690, 1750 and 1716 are included under the topic Early Hymas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hymas Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Highmore, Hyghmore, Hymore, Highmoor, Hymoor, Hyghmoor, Highmoore, Hyghmoore, Hymoore, Highmour, Hyghmoure, Hymour, Hymer, Highmer and many more.

Early Notables of the Hymas family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family at this time was Nathaniel Highmore (1613-1685), English physician, son of Nathaniel Highmore, Rector of Candel-Purse, Dorsetshire, born at Fordingbridge, Hampshire, on 6 February 1613. [1] Thomas Highmore (d. 1720), was Serjeant-Painter, the son of Abraham Highmore, and cousin of Nathaniel Highmore, M.D. [q. v.] He was created Serjeant-Painter to William III. [1] Joseph Highmore (1692-1780), was an English painter, third son of Edward Highmore, a...
Another 68 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hymas Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Hymas migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hymas Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • John Hymas, aged 30, who immigrated to the United States, in 1918
  • William Hymas, aged 34, who landed in America, in 1919
  • J. Hymas, aged 29, who settled in America, in 1919
  • William Hymas, aged 37, who immigrated to America, in 1921

Contemporary Notables of the name Hymas (post 1700) +

  • Anthony "Tony" Hymas (b. 1943), English keyboard player, pianist, composer, a founding member of Ph.D


  1. ^ Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print


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