Scotland, so named from northern Middle English word "midelmast," meaning "middlemost."
Early Origins of the Middlema family
Lincolnshire where they held a family seat at Middlemarsh, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066, but like most Anglo Saxon families they soon found the oppression of the Norman intolerable, and moved north to Scotland where they obtained lands from a grant from the King of Scotland and became tenants of the Abbey of Kelso.
Early History of the Middlema family
Another 351 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1497, 1530, 1566, 1590, 1603, 1629 and 1692 are included under the topic Early Middlema History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Middlema Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Middlemass, Middlemas, Middlemaist, Middlemiss and many more.
Early Notables of the Middlema family (pre 1700)
Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Middlema Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Middlema family to Ireland
Some of the Middlema 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 Middlema family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: George Middlemane (Middlemast) settled in Virginia in 1679; William Middlemass, who came to Virginia in 1723; James Middlemiss, who came to America in 1726.
Middlema Family Crest Products