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South Early Origins



The surname South was first found in Lincolnshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, as Lords of the manor of Ferraby, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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South Spelling Variations


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South Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: South, Sowthe and others.

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South Early History


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South Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our South research. Another 293 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1634 and 1716 are included under the topic Early South History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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South Early Notables (pre 1700)


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South Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early South Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

South Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Christ South, who arrived in Virginia in 1638
  • Thomas South, who arrived in Maryland in 1649
  • John and William South who settled in Virginia in 1650
  • William South, who landed in Virginia in 1655
  • Abraham South, who arrived in Maryland in 1660
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

South Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Mary South and her husband William settled in Maryland in 1733

South Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francis South, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844
  • Francis J South, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1847
  • Frederick J South, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1847
  • William South arrived in Pennsylvania in 1875

South Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John South, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1749-1752

South Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas South arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Buckinghamshire" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Buckinghamshire 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Buckinghamshire.htm
  • Delia South arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Buckinghamshire" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BUCKINGHAMSHIRE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Buckinghamshire.htm
  • Henry James South arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Buckinghamshire" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BUCKINGHAMSHIRE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Buckinghamshire.htm
  • Mary Ann South arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Buckinghamshire" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BUCKINGHAMSHIRE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Buckinghamshire.htm
  • Sarah South arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Buckinghamshire" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BUCKINGHAMSHIRE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Buckinghamshire.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

South Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Frank C. South arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Sydenham" in 1870

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Contemporary Notables of the name South (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name South (post 1700)



  • Joe South (1940-2012), born Joseph Alfred Souter, American Grammy Award winning American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • Melanie South (b. 1986), British tennis player
  • Sen South (1929-1957), Irish Republican Army leader
  • Sir James South (1785-1867), British astronomer, recipient of the Copley Medal (1826) and the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society (1826)
  • Harry South (1929-1990), British composer
  • Sir Arthur South, Lord Mayor of Norwich

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South Historic Events


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South Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Mrs. Elsie Marian South (1891-1914), ne Roberts English Second Class Passenger from London, England, United Kingdom aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914
  • Mr. Harold Neville South (1885-1914), English Second Class Passenger from London, England, United Kingdom aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914

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  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BUCKINGHAMSHIRE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Buckinghamshire.htm

Other References

  1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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The South Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The South 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 21 January 2016 at 07:17.

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