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Swingle Early Origins



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.

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Swingle Spelling Variations


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Swingle Spelling Variations



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

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Swingle Early History


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Swingle Early History



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.

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Swingle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Swingle Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Swingle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Swingle In Ireland


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Swingle In Ireland



Some of the Swingle family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 78 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Swingle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nicholas Swingle, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1755

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Swingle (post 1700)


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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


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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.

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  6. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. 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).
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The Swingle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Swingle 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 28 November 2016 at 16:32.

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