Early Origins of the Kingsman family
Norfolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Kingsman family
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Kingsman Spelling Variations
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)
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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
Contemporary Notables of the name Kingsman (post 1700)
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