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The roots of the Anglo-Saxon name Leaming come from when the family resided in the village of Leeming which was in the county of Yorkshire near the town of Bedale. The surname Leaming is a Habitation name which forms a broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. Habitation names were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. In this case the surname Leaming denotes those who came from Leeming.

Leaming Early Origins



The surname Leaming was first found in Yorkshire 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.

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Leaming Spelling Variations


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Leaming Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Leaming has been recorded under many different variations, including Leeming, Leming and others.

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Leaming Early History


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Leaming Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leaming research. Another 264 words (19 lines of text) covering the year 1273 is included under the topic Early Leaming History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Leaming Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Leaming Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Leaming 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Leaming Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • George Leaming, aged 35, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Inchinnan" in 1852
  • Elizabeth Leaming, aged 32, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Inchinnan" in 1852
  • Eliza Leaming, aged 7, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Inchinnan" in 1852
  • Mary Leaming, aged 2, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Inchinnan" in 1852
  • Sarah Leaming arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Inchinnan" in 1852

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Contemporary Notables of the name Leaming (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Leaming (post 1700)



  • Walter S. Leaming, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Cape May County, 1888; Member of New Jersey State Senate from Cape May County, 1889-91
  • Richard S. Leaming, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Cape May County, 1871-73; Member of New Jersey State Senate from Cape May County, 1874-76
  • R. C. Leaming, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1868
  • Jonathan F. Leaming, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Cape May County, 1861; Member of New Jersey State Senate from Cape May County, 1862-64, 1877-79

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
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    The Leaming Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leaming 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 January 2016 at 12:42.

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