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Multiple Origins for the Surname Moorman


English


Moorman Early Origins



The surname Moorman was first found in Suffolk where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1275 when Ralph Moorman held estates in that county.

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Moorman Spelling Variations


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Moorman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Moorman, Moreman, Morman and others.

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Moorman Early History


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Moorman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Moorman research. Another 271 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1379, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Moorman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Moorman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Moorman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Moorman 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:

Moorman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Zachariah Moorman, who arrived in South Carolina in 1671 [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)

Moorman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Henry Moorman, aged 28, who landed in Missouri in 1845 [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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Moorman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Moorman (post 1700)



  • Charles Harwood Moorman (1876-1938), United States federal judge
  • Henry DeHaven Moorman (1880-1939), American politician, U.S. Representative from Kentucky
  • Maurice "Mo" Moorman (b. 1945), American college and professional NFL football player who played from 1968 through 1973
  • Cyril "Sonny" Moorman (b. 1955), American power Blues guitarist
  • Madeline Charlotte Moorman Garside (1933-1991), American cellist and performance artist
  • Lt. General Thomas Samuel Moorman (1910-1997), fifth Superintendent of the United States Air Force Academy
  • Brian Donald Moorman (b. 1976), American NFL punter
  • Frederic William "F.W." Moorman (1872-1919), English professor of English at Leeds University in England
  • John Richard Humpidge Moorman (1905-1989), English divine, ecumenist, and writer, Bishop of Ripon (1959 to 1975)

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Suggested Readings for the name Moorman


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Suggested Readings for the name Moorman



  • Johnson-Moorman Family Connections by Jesse Bryan.

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Moorman Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  2. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  3. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  7. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  9. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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The Moorman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Moorman 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 12 December 2017 at 17:08.

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