Moorman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Moorman family

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.

Important Dates for the Moorman family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Moorman research. Another 86 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1379, 1455, 1487, 1490, 1554, 1504, 1530 and 1510 are included under the topic Early Moorman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Moorman Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Moorman family (pre 1700)

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Moorman migration to the United States

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]
Moorman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Henry Moorman, aged 28, who landed in Missouri in 1845 [1]

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)
  • Haskell Moorman Monroe Jr. (1931-2017), American educator and university administrator, President of the University of Texas at El Paso (1980–1987) and the University of Missouri (1987–1993)

Historic Events for the Moorman family

USS Arizona
  • Mr. Russell Lee Moorman, American Seaman Second Class from California, USA working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he died in the sinking [2]

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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)
  2. ^ Pearl Harbour: USS Arizona Casualties List Pearl Harbour December 7, 1941. (Retrieved 2018, July 31st). Retrieved from http://pearl-harbor.com/arizona/casualtylist.html
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