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.
Early Origins of the Imeson family
The surname Imeson was first found in Somerset
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Imeson family
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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.
Early Notables of the Imeson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Imeson family to the New World and Oceana
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
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