Early Origins of the Neeme family
The surname Neeme was first found in Lincolnshire
where one of the first records of the name was Richard le Naim who was listed in the Pipe Rolls
of that shire (1170-1178.) A few years later, John Nepos, le Neim was listed in the Curia Regis Rolls for Surrey
in 1214. In Worcestershire
, John le Neim (c.
1280) and John le Naym (1327) were listed in the Subsidy Rolls
. Year later, John Naym was listed in the Inquisitions and Assessments relating to Feudal
Aids in 1431. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
The name was also traditionally known as a nickname
having derived from the Old English word "neme" which meant "uncle." CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
Early History of the Neeme family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Neeme research.Another 110 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1175, 1510, 1600, 1430, 1698 and 1864 are included under the topic Early Neeme History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Neeme 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. Neeme has been recorded under many different variations, including Neame, Neeme, Neam, Neem, Neme, Name and others.
Early Notables of the Neeme family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Charles Neame of Harefield Court and John Neame of Selling Court, Kent
among the most valuable hop growers in East Kent
. The are presumed to be the namesakes of Shepherd Neame, the... Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Neeme Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Neeme family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England
made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Neeme or a variant listed above: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
Contemporary Notables of the name Neeme (post 1700)
- Edmond Thomas Neeme (1916-1998), American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan, 1955. Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives 2nd District, 1972 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html