Jarmyn History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The rich and ancient history of the Jarmyn family name dates back to the time of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It comes from the baptismal name German. The surname Jarmyn referred to the son of German which belongs to the category of patronymic surnames. In Old English, patronyms were formed by adding a variety of suffixes to personal names, which changed over time and from place to place. For example, after the Norman Conquest, sunu and sune, which meant son, were the most common patronymic suffixes. In the 12th and 13th centuries, the most common patronymic names included the word filius, which meant son. By the 14th century, the suffix son had replaced these earlier versions. Surnames that were formed with filius or son were more common in the north of England and it was here that the number of individuals without surnames was greatest at this time.

Early Origins of the Jarmyn family

The surname Jarmyn was first found in Suffolk 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 Jarmyn family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jarmyn research. Another 72 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1539, 1614, 1579, 1573, 1645, 1604, 1611, 1614, 1629, 1605 and 1684 are included under the topic Early Jarmyn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Jarmyn Spelling Variations

Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Jarmyn have been found, including Jarman, Jarmain, Jermayne, Jermain, Jermyn, Jermin and many more.

Early Notables of the Jarmyn family (pre 1700)

Notables of this surname at this time include: Sir Ambrose Jermyn; his son, Sir Robert Jermyn DL (1539-1614) was an English politician, High Sheriff of Suffolk for 1579; Sir Thomas Jermyn...
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Migration of the Jarmyn family to Ireland

Some of the Jarmyn family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Jarmyn migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Jarmyn Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • George Jarmyn, aged 22, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Sultana" in 1851 [1]
  • Eliza Jarmyn, aged 25, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Sultana" in 1851 [1]
  • Sarah Jarmyn, aged 2, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Sultana" in 1851 [1]
  • George Jarmyn, aged 1, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Sultana" in 1851 [1]
  • George Jarmyn, aged 22, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Sultana" [1]
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Citations

  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SULTANA 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Sultana.htm
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