× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2017


The name Smale was derived from the Old English word "smael" and the Middle English word "smel" which both mean "small, slender, thin" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)


Smale Early Origins



The surname Smale was first found in Derbyshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, but records of the name are scattered throughout England: William Smale was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Worcester in 1275; Alexander le Smele was listed in the Assize Rolls of 1221; and William le Smale was listed in 1294. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 list the following entries: Robert le Small in Huntingdon; and Henry Smale in Cambridgeshire. Later in the Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls of 1379, Willelmus Samle was listed and in 1468, Thomas Smale was listed as rector of Lerling in Norfolk. [2]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)

Close

Smale Spelling Variations


Expand

Smale Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Smale, Smail, Smalley, Smaley and others.

Close

Smale Early History


Expand

Smale Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Smale research. Another 256 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1440 and 1665 are included under the topic Early Smale History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Smale Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Smale Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Smale Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Smale Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Hugo Smale, who landed in Virginia in 1622 [3]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)
  • Hugo Smale, who settled in Virginia in 1623
  • John Smale who settled in New England in 1635
  • John Smale, who arrived in America in 1635 [3]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)
  • Geoffrey Smale, who settled in Barbados in 1654
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Smale Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Smale, who arrived in New York, NY in 1846 [3]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)

Smale Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • W Smale, who landed in Bay of Islands, New Zealand in 1838
  • David George Smale, who landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1843
  • Jethro Smale, aged 26, a gardener, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waipa" in 1876
  • Fanny Smale, aged 25, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waipa" in 1876
  • Richard Smale, aged 21, a farm labourer, who arrived in Napier aboard the ship "Rakaia" in 1879

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Smale (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Smale (post 1700)



  • William A. Smale, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Nassau, 1926; Montreal, 1927; U.S. Consul in Montreal, 1929; Ensenada, 1932-38; Belfast, 1948-49
  • Hugh Smale (1922-1994), American Democrat politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Wayne County 12th District, 1959-62; Defeated in primary, 1962, 1964
  • Steven Smale (b. 1930), American mathematician awarded the Fields Medal in 1966 and the Wolf Prize in 2006/07
  • Ken Smale (b. 1933), former Australian rules footballer
  • Alison Smale, British journalist and Executive Editor of the International Herald Tribune

Close

Smale Historic Events


Expand

Smale Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

HMS Repulse


Close

Smale Family Crest Products


Expand

Smale Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  3. ^ 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. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  3. 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.
  4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  7. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  10. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  11. ...

The Smale Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Smale 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 3 November 2015 at 09:00.

Sign Up

  


FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest