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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

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



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    6. 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.
    7. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    8. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    10. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    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 21 May 2016 at 14:22.

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