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The history of the name Imeson begins with the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from the baptismal name Emma. The surname Imeson referred to the son of Emma which belongs to the category of metronymic surnames.

Imeson Early Origins



The surname Imeson was first found in Somerset, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Imeson Spelling Variations


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Imeson Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Imeson has been recorded under many different variations, including Im, Imm, Imme, Imms, Immes, Immson, Imson, Immeson, Imeson, Immison, Imison and many more.

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Imeson Early History


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Imeson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Imeson research. Another 273 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1243, 1574, 1768, and 1794 are included under the topic Early Imeson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Imeson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Imeson Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Imeson Notables 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



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Imeson or a variant listed above:

Imeson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Arthur Bengley Imeson, aged 34, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1907
  • John Arthur Imeson, aged 33, who settled in America from London, England, in 1919
  • Clement Imeson, aged 44, who landed in America, in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name Imeson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Imeson (post 1700)



  • Thomas Cole Imeson, American eponym of Imeson Airport, Jacksonville, Florida
  • John Arthur Bangley "A.B." Imeson (1875-1944), British stage and film actor who appeared in 35 films in the 1920s
  • Kenneth Imeson, British school administrator

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    6. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    11. ...

    The Imeson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Imeson 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 10 October 2016 at 09:20.

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