Hymers History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Hymers family

The surname Hymers 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 Hymers family

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

Hymers 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 Hymers 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...
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United States Hymers migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hymers Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Isabella Hymers, aged 26, who arrived in America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1907
  • John Hymers, aged 0, who arrived in America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1907
  • William Hymers, aged 24, who arrived in America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1907
  • Mrs. James D. Hymers, aged 30, who arrived in America from Preston, Cuba, in 1910
  • Charles Hymers, aged 21, who arrived in America from Dornoch, Scotland, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Hymers (post 1700) +

  • Warren Hymers (1906-1948), American film actor
  • Robert L. Hymers Jr. (b. 1941), American conservative Baptist pastor
  • Geoffrey Hymers, British actor, known for his work in English Butler Masala Chai (2010), Second Jen (2014) and Bluebird (2013)
  • Thomas "Tommy" Hymers (b. 1935), former English footballer who played from 1959 to 1961
  • John Hymers (1803-1887), English mathematician, known for his work in Analytic geometry, his will granted the sum of £50,000 for the establishment of Hymers College, Hull
  • Stephen Herbert Hymers (1934-1974), Canadian economist


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


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