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Symington Early Origins



The surname Symington was first found in Lanarkshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Symington Spelling Variations


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Symington Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Simington, Simmington, Symington, Symontown, Simonton, Simanton, Siminton and many more.

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Symington Early History


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Symington Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Symington research. Another 172 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1478, 1490, 1612, and 1789 are included under the topic Early Symington History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Symington Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Symington Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Symington Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Symington In Ireland


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Symington In Ireland



Some of the Symington family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 223 words (16 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:

Symington Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Janet Symington, who settled in New Jersey in 1685 with her husband
  • Janet Symington, who landed in New Jersey in 1685 [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)

Symington Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • R. B. Symington, who arrived in New York with his wife in 1878

Symington Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Alexander Symington, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of Beauty" in 1863
  • George Symington, aged 22, a gardener, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Resolute" in 1865
  • Jane Symington, aged 30, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Resolute" in 1865

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Contemporary Notables of the name Symington (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Symington (post 1700)



  • James Wadsworth Symington (b. 1927), American attorney and politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri (1969-1977)
  • Gaye R. Symington (b. 1954), American politician, 91st Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives (2005-2009)
  • John Fife Symington Jr. (1910-2007), American diplomat, United States Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago (1969-1971)
  • James Harvey Symington (1913-1987), American leader of the Exclusive Brethren from 1970-1987
  • John Fife Symington III (b. 1945), American businessman and politician, 19th Governor of Arizona (1991-1997)
  • Donald Symington (1925-2013), American actor, known for his roles in Annie Hall, Spring Break, and Fantasy Island, brother of John Fife Symington
  • William Stuart Symington (1901-1988), American U.S. Senator from (1953-76)
  • William Symington (1764-1831), Scottish engineer, early steamboat builder of the Charlotte Dundas, regarded as the world's "first practical steamboat"
  • Arthur Symington (1931-1995), Scottish playwright
  • Stuart Johnston Symington (1926-2009), English first-class cricket for Leicestershire (1948-1949)
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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)

Other References

  1. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
  2. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  3. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  8. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  9. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  11. ...

The Symington Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Symington 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 15 April 2017 at 05:00.

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