Panting History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Panting family

The surname Panting was first found in Lincolnshire, at Panton, a village in the civil parish of East Barkwith, in the East Lindsey of district. The village dates back to the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was listed as Pantone and possibly meant "farmstead near a hill or pan-shaped feature" from the Old English words "panne" + "tun." [1] At that time, there were 32 households on 40 acres of meadows with a church, land held by the Archbishop of York. Conjecturally the family is descended from Gilbert of Panton, a Norman noble who held the village at that time. [2]

Alternatively, the family could have originated in Pointon, a chapelry, in the parish of Semperingham, union of Bourne, wapentake of Aveland, parts of Kesteven, Lincolnshire. [3]

Early History of the Panting family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Panting research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1232, 1296, 1396, 1451, 1539, 1606, 1685, 1672, 1672, 1639, 1706, 1684, 1693, 1682 and 1739 are included under the topic Early Panting History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Panting Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Panton, Pantone, Panting, Pantown, Pantoun and many more.

Early Notables of the Panting family (pre 1700)

Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Panting Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Panting migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Panting Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Richard Panting, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1850

Contemporary Notables of the name Panting (post 1700) +

  • James Harwood Panting (1854-1924), British writer, best known for his school stories for boys
  • Jonquil Panting (b. 1966), British radio director, best known for her work for BBC Radio 4


The Panting Motto +

The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Firmius, et pugnan
Motto Translation: More strongly into the fight.


  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  2. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  3. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.


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