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Surma Early Origins



The surname Surma was first found in Hertfordshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The question of whether this relates to a preacher or a knight is still unresolved. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1312 when Richard and Ralph Sermoner held estates in that shire.

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Surma Spelling Variations


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Surma Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sermon, Sirmon, Surman, Surmon, Sirman, Serman and others.

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Surma Early History


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Surma Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Surma research. Another 263 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1220, 1269, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Surma History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Surma Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Surma Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Surma 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:

Surma Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Constantia Surma, who arrived in New York, NY in 1872
  • Georg Surma, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1894
  • Janos Surma, aged 17, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895
  • Joh Surma, aged 10, who landed in America from Avon, in 1897
  • Joseph Surma, aged 1, who landed in America from Avon, in 1897
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Surma Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Antoni Surma, aged 37, who settled in America, in 1903
  • Marek Surma, aged 15, who settled in America, in 1903
  • Johanna Surma, aged 19, who settled in America, in 1905
  • Karol Surma, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States from Adamow, Austria, in 1909
  • Jan Surma, aged 18, who landed in America from Piekidko, Austria, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Surma (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Surma (post 1700)



  • John P. Surma (b. 1954), American businessman, chief executive officer and chairman of United States Steel Corporation
  • Damian Surma (b. 1981), American CHL ice hockey left winger
  • Alvin J. Surma, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1948 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Lukasz Surma (b. 1977), Polish footballer

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Surma Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  2. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  6. 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).
  7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. 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).
  10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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The Surma Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Surma 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 8 December 2015 at 10:49.

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