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Kingsman Early Origins



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

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Kingsman Spelling Variations


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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.

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Kingsman Early History


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Kingsman Early History



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.

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Kingsman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kingsman Early Notables (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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. 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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kingsman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kingsman (post 1700)



  • A. D. Kingsman, American politician, Delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861
  • 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    3. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. 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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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    The Kingsman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kingsman 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 November 2015 at 21:45.

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