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Kingsman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Kingsman family


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

Early History of the Kingsman family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kingsman research.
Another 357 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1166, 1184, 1349, 1369, 1379, 1533, 1573, 1611 and 1530 are included under the topic Early Kingsman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Kingsman Spelling Variations


It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Kingsman are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name Kingsman include: Kingsman, Kingman, Kingesman, Kyngsman, Kyngesman and others.

Early Notables of the Kingsman family (pre 1700)


Another 16 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kingsman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Kingsman family to the New World and Oceana


Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Kingsman or a variant listed above:

Kingsman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Robert Kingsman, who sailed to New England in 1633
  • Robert Kingsman, who landed in New England in 1633 [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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Kingsman (post 1700)


  • A. D. Kingsman, American politician, Delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Kiera Kingsman, Scottish model, Miss Earth Scotland 2013
  • Paul James Kingsman MBE (b. 1967), New Zealand swimmer who won the bronze medal in the 200 meter backstroke at the 1988 Summer Olympics and three silver medals at the Commonwealth Games

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  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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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