Iverson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name Iverson is tied to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of England. It comes from the baptismal name Ivar, derived from the Old French name Ivar, which arrived in England shortly after the Norman Conquest of 1066. The surname Iverson was also derived from the Saint Ives, whose name was also found as St. Ives in Huntingdonshire.
Early Origins of the Iverson family
The surname Iverson was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Important Dates for the Iverson family
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Iverson Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Iverson has undergone many spelling variations, including Iveson, Iverson, Ivison and others.
Early Notables of the Iverson family (pre 1700)
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Iverson migration to the United States
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Iverson were among those contributors:
Typical Iverson Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Iverson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Halvor Iverson, who arrived in New York, NY in 1825 
- K M Iverson, who landed in Texas in 1850-1906 
- Lars Iverson, who arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1884 
Iverson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Erick Iverson, who landed in Wisconsin in 1912 
Contemporary Notables of the name Iverson (post 1700)
- Peter Iverson (b. 1944), the Regents Professor of History at Arizona State University
- Kirk Iverson, American inventor, writer, producer and media executive
- Alfred Iverson Sr. (1798-1873), United States Representative and Senator from Georgia
- Becky Iverson (b. 1967), American professional golfer
- Kim Iverson (b. 1980), American radio personality
- Donald Iverson (b. 1945), American professional golfer
- Ethan Iverson (b. 1973), American pianist, composer, and critic
- Alfred Iverson Jr. (1829-1911), lawyer, an officer in the Mexican-American War, a U.S. Army cavalry officer, and a Confederate general
- Allen Ezail Iverson (b. 1975), American professional basketball player
- Robert "Bob" Iverson (1910-1953), former English professional footballer
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Historic Events for the Iverson family
- Mr. Harold Iverson, Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the explosion 
- Mr. R. A. Iverson, Norwegian Chief Officer aboard the SS Imo from Tonsberg, Norway who died in the explosion 
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- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- ^ Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance
- ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/