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Ingram Early Origins



The surname Ingram was first found in Northumberland at Ingram, a small village in the Cheviots on the River Breamish. The first listing of the village was in 1242 when it was listed as Angerham and literally meant "homestead or enclosure with grassland," having derived from the Old English words anger + ham. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Alternatively, the name could have been a variant of the Latin name Ingelramus, an ancient personal name which was also listed as Ingelram and Ingerham. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

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Ingram Spelling Variations


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Ingram Spelling Variations



Although the name, Ingram, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Ingram, Ingraham, Ingrome, Ingrum and others.

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Ingram Early History


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Ingram Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ingram research. Another 315 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1142, 1620, 1666, 1663, 1668, 1666, 1702, 1686, 1714, 1688, 1721, 1715, 1717, 1715, 1721, 1689, 1736, 1715, 1721, 1691, 1761, 1721, 1736, 1694, 1763 and are included under the topic Early Ingram History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ingram Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ingram Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Henry Ingram, 1st Viscount of Irvine (1620-1666); Edward Ingram, 2nd Viscount of Irvine (1663-1668); Arthur Ingram, 3rd Viscount of Irvine (1666-1702), an English Member of Parliament for Yorkshire and Scarborough, Vice-Admiral of Yorkshire; Edward Machel Ingram, 4th Viscount of Irvine (1686-1714)...

Another 53 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ingram Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ingram In Ireland


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Ingram In Ireland



Some of the Ingram family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 123 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Ingram family name Ingram, or who bore a variation of the surname were

Ingram Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Edward Ingram, who landed in New England in 1635
  • Rich Ingram, who landed in Virginia in 1642
  • Joseph Ingram, who landed in Virginia in 1652
  • John Ingram settled in Virginia in 1652
  • Richard Ingram settled in America in 1652, along with Toby
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ingram Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Samuell Ingram, who arrived in Virginia in 1702
  • Jona Ingram, who landed in Virginia in 1703
  • Ruth Ingram, who arrived in Virginia in 1704
  • Jonathan Ingram, who arrived in Virginia in 1717
  • Jacob Ingram, who arrived in America in 1766
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ingram Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andieu Ingram, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1803
  • Farmer Ingram, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1816
  • Florena Ingram, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1816
  • Sally Ingram, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1816
  • Mary Ingram, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1816
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ingram Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Ingram, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • Thomas Ingram, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750

Ingram Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • James Ingram, aged 25, a merchant, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834 aboard the ship "Sir Robert H. Dick" from Liverpool, England
  • Margaret Ingram, aged 20, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Ambassador" in 1834

Ingram Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Robert Ingram, English convict from Dorset, who was transported aboard the "Andromeda" on November 13, 1832, settling in New South Wales, Australia
  • Mary Ann Ingram arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Princess Royal" in 1848
  • Amelia Ingram arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Florentia" in 1849
  • Eliza Ingram arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Inconstant" in 1849
  • Edward Ingram, aged 22, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Samuel Boddington"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ingram Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Ingram, aged 21, a labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Oliver Lang" in 1856
  • Amelia Ingram, aged 20, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Oliver Lang" in 1856
  • Thomas Ingram, aged 40, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Seringapatam" in 1856
  • Benjamin Ingram, aged 40, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Seringapatam" in 1856
  • Margaret Ingram, aged 13, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Seringapatam" in 1856
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ingram (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ingram (post 1700)



  • Riccardo Benay Ingram (1966-2015), American former Major League Baseball player who played from 1994 to 1995
  • John Randolph Ingram (1929-2013), American Democratic politician, attorney, North Carolina Commissioner of Insurance (19731985)
  • Gunners Mate 1st Class Osmond Kelly Ingram (1887-1917), American Navy sailor awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously
  • Jack Ingram (1902-1969), American film actor in over 300 films between 1935 and 1966
  • Rex Ingram (1895-1969), African-American film and stage actor best known for his role in "The Thief of Bagdad" (1940)
  • Erskine Bronson Ingram (1931-1995), American businessman and billionaire, long time head of Ingram Industries
  • John Henry Ingram (1842-1916), English author, editor
  • David John Edward Ingram (1927-2001), English physicist and university administrator
  • Collingwood "Cherry" Ingram (1880-1981), English ornithologist and botanist
  • Sir William James Ingram (1847-1924), 1st Baronet, Managing Director of The Illustrated London News
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Ingram Historic Events


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Ingram Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Leslie R Ingram (b. 1921), English Able Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from Dartford, Kent, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking
  • Mr. John W Ingram (b. 1887), English Able Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from Derby, Derbyshire, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Jack Ingram, British Stoker 1st Class, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking

RMS Titanic

  • Mr. George Ingram (d. 1912), aged 20, English Trimmer from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic, died in the sinking and was recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett

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Suggested Readings for the name Ingram


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Suggested Readings for the name Ingram



  • The Descendants of Jonas Ingram and Melinda Butler by James Barry Bingham.
  • Rhodes-Barnett and Mitchusson-Ingram by Norma Rhodes Ladd.

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Motto


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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: Magnanimus esto
Motto Translation: Be great of mind.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  2. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

Other References

  1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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The Ingram Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ingram 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 24 September 2016 at 10:34.

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