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Early Origins of the Swingle family


The surname Swingle was first found in East Cheshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor near Cheadle. "This was in the parish of Cheadle, in which immediate district all our Swindells have sprung." [1]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)
"The name of Swindells in this county has mostly been confined to Stockport parish, and especially to the townships of Marple and Disley, from the reign of Henry VIII. to the present day" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.
One source claims the family was "a branch of the family of Howford [which] held a small estate here (Bosden) in the 14th century, called 'Swyndelves'" [1]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)
"The name of Swindell is characteristic of Derbyshire, and both varieties occur in the intermediate county of Stafford." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.
"Swindale is a chapelry in the hundred of Shap, co. Westmorland." [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

Early History of the Swingle family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Swingle research.
Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1468, 1561, 1608 and 1651 are included under the topic Early Swingle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Swingle Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Swindell, Swindale, Swindle, Swyndel, Swindlehurst, Swingelhurst, Shinglehurst, Singlehurst, Swinglehurst, Swindlehirst and many more.

Early Notables of the Swingle family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Swingle family to Ireland


Some of the Swingle family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Swingle family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Swingle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nicholas Swingle, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1755 [4]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)

Swingle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • WalterJ. Swingle, aged 31, who emigrated to America, in 1896

Swingle Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • A. Ainsworth Swingle, aged 42, who settled in America, in 1903
  • Mrs. W. L. Swingle, who emigrated to the United States, in 1903
  • Walter T. Swingle, aged 49, who landed in America, in 1912

Contemporary Notables of the name Swingle (post 1700)


  • Paul Christopher Swingle (b. 1966), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played in 1993 with the California Angels
  • Walter Tennyson Swingle (1871-1952), American agricultural botanist who specialized in the classification and taxonomy of citrus
  • Ward Swingle (1927-2015), American vocalist and jazz musician, founder of The Swingle Singers who won five Grammy Awards

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Citations


  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.
  3. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  4. ^ 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)

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