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Jamieson comes from the ancient Dalriadan clans of Scotland's west coast and Hebrides islands. The name comes from "son of James".

Jamieson Early Origins



The surname Jamieson was first found in on the Isle of Bute, where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Jamieson Spelling Variations


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Jamieson Spelling Variations



The translation of Gaelic names in the Middle Ages was not a task undertaken with great care. Records from that era show an enormous number of spelling variations, even in names referring to the same person. Over the years Jamieson has appeared as Jamieson, Jameson, Jamison, Jamyson, Jimisone and many more.

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Jamieson Early History


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Jamieson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jamieson research. Another 293 words (21 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jamieson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jamieson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jamieson Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jamieson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jamieson In Ireland


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Jamieson In Ireland



Some of the Jamieson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 153 words (11 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



Many of the ancestors of Dalriadan families who arrived in North America still live in communities along the east coast of Canada and the United States. In the American War of Independence many of the original settlers traveled north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries the ancestors of many Scots began recovering their collective national heritage through Clan societies, highland games, and other patriotic events. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Jamieson or a variant listed above:

Jamieson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Stephen Jamieson, who settled in Maryland in 1633
  • David Jamieson, who settled in Boston in 1652
  • Alexander Jamieson, who landed in New Jersey in 1685 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Archibald Jamieson, who arrived in New Jersey in 1685 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Jamieson Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Mary Jamieson, aged 24, who landed in New York in 1774 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Jamieson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Jamieson, aged 29, who landed in Connecticut in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Samuel Jamieson, aged 25, who landed in Maryland in 1813 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Thomas Jamieson, who arrived in South Carolina in 1813 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • John Jamieson, who arrived in New York in 1824 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Andrew Jamieson, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Jamieson Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. James Jamieson U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Jamieson Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William Jamieson, aged 27, a farmer, who arrived in Quebec aboard the ship "Atlas" in 1815
  • Janet Jamieson, aged 17, who arrived in Quebec aboard the ship "Atlas" in 1815
  • Patrick Jamieson, who settled in Harbour Grace, in 1825
  • Jane Jamieson, aged 29, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Salus" in 1833
  • Samuel Jamieson, aged 30, a labourer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Salus" in 1833
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Jamieson Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Jamieson, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Rajasthan" in 1838 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RAJASTHAN 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Rajasthan.htm
  • James Jamieson, aged 38, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Palmyra" in 1839 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PALMYRA 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Palmyra.htm
  • Margaret Jamieson, aged 28, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Palmyra" in 1839 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PALMYRA 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Palmyra.htm
  • James Jamieson, aged 10, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Palmyra" in 1839 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PALMYRA 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Palmyra.htm
  • Neil Jamieson, aged 8, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Palmyra" in 1839 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PALMYRA 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Palmyra.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Jamieson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Barr Jamieson, aged 36, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duchess of Argyle" in 1842
  • Ann Jamieson, aged 34, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duchess of Argyle" in 1842
  • William Jamieson, aged 15, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duchess of Argyle" in 1842
  • Jean Jamieson, aged 13, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duchess of Argyle" in 1842
  • Ann Jamieson, aged 11, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duchess of Argyle" in 1842
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Jamieson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Jamieson (post 1700)



  • James A. Jamieson (b. 1943), American PGA professional golfer
  • James D. Jamieson (b. 1934), Canadian-born, American cell biologist and professor at Yale University
  • George W. Jamieson (1810-1868), American actor
  • Charlie "Cuckoo" Jamieson (1893-1969), American baseball player, won the 1920 World Series with the Cleveland Indians
  • Michael Jamieson (b. 1988), Scottish silver medalist swimmer at the 2012 Summer Olympics
  • John Jamieson FRSE (1759-1838), Scottish minister of religion, lexicographer, philologist and antiquary
  • James Jamieson (1840-1916), Scottish-born Australian doctor, President of the Royal Society of Victoria in 1901
  • Douglas Jamieson (1880-1952), Scottish Unionist politician and judge
  • Robert Alan Jamieson (b. 1958), Scottish poet
  • Air Marshal Sir Ewan Jamieson KBE, CB (1930-2013), New Zealand senior commander in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, Chief of Air Force from 1979 to 1983, and Chief of Defence Force from 1983 to 1986
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Jamieson Historic Events


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Jamieson Historic Events




HMS Repulse


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Suggested Readings for the name Jamieson


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Suggested Readings for the name Jamieson



  • The Jamieson Family, 1747-1978 by Jamieson Family Reunion Committee.

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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: Ad littora tendit
Motto Translation: It makes for the shore.


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Citations


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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)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RAJASTHAN 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Rajasthan.htm
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PALMYRA 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Palmyra.htm

Other References

  1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  2. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  3. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  6. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
  7. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  8. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
  9. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
  10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  11. ...

The Jamieson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jamieson 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 15 January 2017 at 13:59.

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