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Swanton Early Origins



The surname Swanton was first found in Durham where they were Lords of the manor of Stockton from early times. But by the year 1221 they had moved north into Scotland and acquired the lands of Swaynystoun, near Colinton, in Midlothian, where Duncan Swainston was the scion of that branch. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
Swainston Manor lies 1 mile (1.6 km) to the east of Calbourne on the Isle of Wight. It was originally a manor house but has now been converted to a hotel. It has a 12th-century chapel on its 32 acres thought to have been built by the Bishops of Winchester.

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Swanton Spelling Variations


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Swanton Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Swainson, Swanston, Swenson, Swenston, Swainston, Swanson and many more.

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Swanton Early History


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Swanton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Swanton research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1605, 1661, 1660 and 1661 are included under the topic Early Swanton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Swanton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Swanton Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Swanton 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:

Swanton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Charles Swanton, who settled in Barbados in 1660

Swanton Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jeremy Swanton, who settled in New York State in 1774

Swanton Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Robert Swanton, aged 33, who landed in New York in 1800 [2]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)
  • John Swanton, aged 35, who arrived in New York in 1810 [2]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)
  • Frank W. Swanton, aged 32, who landed in America, in 1894

Swanton Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Hugh Swanton, aged 50, who emigrated to the United States from Lincoln, England, in 1910
  • Annie Swanton, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States from Queenstown, Ireland, in 1912
  • Albert Percy Swanton, aged 17, who settled in America from Malmesburg, England, in 1913
  • Henry Swanton, aged 6, who landed in America from Astley, England, in 1920

Swanton Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • George Swanton, aged 31, who settled in St. John's, Newfoundland, in 1911

Swanton Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • George Swanton, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Asterope" in 1867

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Contemporary Notables of the name Swanton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Swanton (post 1700)



  • John R. Swanton (1873-1958), American anthropologist
  • Fred Swanton (1862-1940), American politician and entrepreneur
  • Lloyd Swanton (b. 1960), Australian jazz double bassist/bass guitarist and composer
  • Ernest William "Jim" Swanton CBE (1907-2000), British sports correspondent
  • Cedric Howell Swanton (1899-1970), Australian psychiatrist

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  2. ^ 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. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  3. 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).
  4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  7. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  8. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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The Swanton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Swanton 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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