Iveson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Iveson was spawned by the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture that ruled a majority of Britain. 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 Iveson was also derived from the Saint Ives, whose name was also found as St. Ives in Huntingdonshire.

Early Origins of the Iveson family

The surname Iveson 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.

Early History of the Iveson family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Iveson research. Another 111 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1115, 1383 and 1653 are included under the topic Early Iveson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Iveson Spelling Variations

Iveson has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Iveson have been found, including Iveson, Iverson, Ivison and others.

Early Notables of the Iveson family (pre 1700)

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Iveson migration to the United States

In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Ivesons to arrive on North American shores:

Iveson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Richard and Thomas Iveson, who settled in Barbados in 1635
  • Richard Iveson, who settled in St. Christopher in 1635
  • Richard Iveson, aged 16, who arrived in Barbados in 1635 [1]
  • Tho Iveson, aged 36, who arrived in Barbados in 1635 [1]
  • Abraham Iveson, who arrived in Virginia in 1637 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Iveson Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Thomas Iveson, who landed in Virginia in 1700 [1]
Iveson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Iveson, who landed in New York in 1828 [1]
  • Drewer C Iveson, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1838 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Iveson (post 1700)

  • Thomas Clifford "Tony" Iveson DFC, AE (1919-2013), English Royal Air Force pilot and veteran of the Second World War, and one of the Few (airmen of the Royal Air Force who fought the Battle of Britain)
  • Tom Iveson, British bronze medalist short-track speed-skater at the 2008 World Championships
  • Martin Iveson, British composer known for his audio work within the video games industry
  • Donald L. Iveson (b. 1979), Canadian politician, Mayor of Edmonton, Alberta (2013-)
  • Kurt Iveson, Australian professor at the School of Geosciences, University of Sydney, Australia

Citations

  1. ^ 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)
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