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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. 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).
  2. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
  3. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  4. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  6. 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).
  7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  9. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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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 21 May 2016 at 14:22.

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