Anglo-Saxon origin and came from the name Euphemia where it is a short form of that name. The surname Pymble originally derived from the Old English word Pymma which came from Euphemia. The surname Pymble referred to the son of Euphemia which belongs to the category of patronymic surnames.
Early Origins of the Pymble family
Somerset where the family can be "traced to Philip Pym, of Brymmore, 12 Edward IV." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print. Indeed, there is much debate about the origin of this name. Another reference claims "considering that Eufemia is fairly common in the Hundred Rolls, that Pimme is feminine, and Phemie is still the nickname, it all but certain that we have here the solution of the name in question. Personally I have no doubt that this derivation is correct. " CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X) The Hundred Rolls of 1273 lists the following: Eufemmia de Neville in Lincolnshire; Katerina Eufemme in Norfolk; Pimme, widow of Peter Seman in Cumberland; Bartholomew filius Pimme in Hunts; Chun Pimme in Cambridge and finally Henry Pimme in Cambridge. Later the Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls of 1379, list Agnes Pyme and Johannes Pymson. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
Early History of the Pymble family
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Pymble Spelling Variations
hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Pymble include Pym, Pymm, Pyme, Pymme, Pim, Pimm, Pimme and others.
Early Notables of the Pymble family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pymble family to Ireland
Some of the Pymble family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Pymble family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Pymble Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
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