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Jerrim History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Jerrim reached England in the great wave of migration following the Norman Conquest of 1066. It is based on the Old French given name Jerome, which itself was originally derived from the Greek name Hieronymos. The Greek name was composed of the elements hieros, which means sacred, and onyma, which means name.

Early Origins of the Jerrim family


The surname Jerrim was first found in Shropshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Jerrim family


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Jerrim Spelling Variations


The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries. For that reason, spelling variations are common among many Anglo-Norman names. The shape of the English language was frequently changed with the introduction of elements of Norman French, Latin, and other European languages; even the spelling of literate people's names were subsequently modified. Jerrim has been recorded under many different variations, including Jerome, Jerrome, Jerram, Jeran, Jarrom, Jerrems, Gerome, Gerram and many more.

Early Notables of the Jerrim family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Jerrim family to Ireland


Some of the Jerrim 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.

Migration of the Jerrim family to the New World and Oceana


To escape the uncertainty of the political and religious uncertainty found in England, many English families boarded ships at great expense to sail for the colonies held by Britain. The passages were expensive, though, and the boats were unsafe, overcrowded, and ridden with disease. Those who were hardy and lucky enough to make the passage intact were rewarded with land, opportunity, and social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families went on to be important contributors to the young nations of Canada and the United States where they settled. Jerrims were some of the first of the immigrants to arrive in North America:

Jerrim Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Emily Jessie M. Jerrim, aged 29, originally from Bristol, England, who arrived in New York in 1914 aboard the ship "Philadelphia" from Liverpool, England [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJSS-QQ7 : 6 December 2014), Emily Jessie M. Jerrim, 27 Sep 1914; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Philadelphia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Arthur Jerrim, aged 34, originally from Sholing, Southampton, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Olympic" from Liverpool, England [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6Q2-H6L : 6 December 2014), Arthur Jerrim, 24 Feb 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Olympic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Frank Walt Jerrim, aged 22, who arrived in New York in 1922 aboard the ship "Aquitania" from Southampton, England [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNVN-1Y3 : 6 December 2014), Frank Walt Jerrim, 08 Sep 1922; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Aquitania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJSS-QQ7 : 6 December 2014), Emily Jessie M. Jerrim, 27 Sep 1914; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Philadelphia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6Q2-H6L : 6 December 2014), Arthur Jerrim, 24 Feb 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Olympic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNVN-1Y3 : 6 December 2014), Frank Walt Jerrim, 08 Sep 1922; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Aquitania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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