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The surname Strongman is of Anglo-Saxon origin, its roots reaching back before the days of the Norman Conquest of 1066. The name is derived from the Old English "strangmann," meaning "strong, bold man," and was likely first borne as a nickname.

Strongman Early Origins



The surname Strongman was first found in Essex, where the Strongman family was anciently Lords of the manor of Hadley Castle.

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Strongman Spelling Variations


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Strongman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Strangeman, Strangman, Strongman, Strongeman and others.

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Strongman Early History


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Strongman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Strongman research. Another 164 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1327 is included under the topic Early Strongman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Strongman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Strongman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Strongman 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:

Strongman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Henry Strongman, who immigrated to New England in 1736
  • Henry Strongman, who landed in New England in 1736 [1]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)

Strongman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Strongman, who was naturalized in Johnson County, Kansas in 1876
  • Alice Strongman, aged 25, who settled in America, in 1893
  • William Strongman, aged 46, who settled in America from London, in 1895

Strongman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mrs. John H. Strongman, who settled in America, in 1905
  • William Strongman, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from St. Austall, England, in 1909
  • Stanley Strongman, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from St. Dennis, England, in 1909
  • Edgar Strongman, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States from St Agnes, England, in 1909
  • Edith R. Strongman, aged 42, who settled in America, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Strongman Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William J. Strongman and Fred R. Strongman, who were both recorded in the 1871 census in Ontario
  • George Strongman, who was living in Prince Edward Island in 1891

Strongman Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Gladys Strongman, aged 27, who settled in Toronto, Canada, in 1920
  • Martha Strongman, aged 59, who emigrated to Toronto, Canada, in 1920

Strongman Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John M. Strongman, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Rajah" in 1849 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RAJAH 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Rajah.htm
  • David Strongman, aged 48, a farm labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Standard" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 18th December 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Standard 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/standard1854.shtml
  • Ann Strongman, aged 17, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Standard" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 18th December 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Standard 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/standard1854.shtml
  • Charlotte A. Strongman, aged 16, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Standard" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 18th December 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Standard 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/standard1854.shtml
  • Mary Strongman, aged 22, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Standard" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 18th December 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Standard 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/standard1854.shtml

Strongman Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Strongman, aged 28, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Schiehallion" in 1872
  • Jane Strongman, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Blairgowrie" in 1875
  • Samuel B. Strongman, aged 43, a labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Salisbury" in 1876
  • Elizabeth Strongman, aged 44, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Salisbury" in 1876
  • Emily A. Strongman, aged 11, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Salisbury" in 1876
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Strongman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Strongman (post 1700)



  • Steve Strongman (b. 1979), Canadian sound technician from Winnipeg, best known for his work on Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001), Poor Boy's Game (2007) and the television series The L.A. Complex (2012)
  • Steve Strongman, Canadian blues guitarist, singer and songwriter from Kitchener, Ontario
  • Les Strongman (1924-1987), retired Canadian ice hockey player from Winnipeg, inducted into the British Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 1987

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RAJAH 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Rajah.htm
  3. ^ South Australian Register Monday 18th December 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Standard 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/standard1854.shtml

Other References

  1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  6. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  11. ...

The Strongman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Strongman 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.

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