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Thistle Early Origins



The surname Thistle was first found in the Channel Islands where they held a family seat from very ancient times before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Thistle Spelling Variations


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Thistle Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Thistle, Thissell, Thisell, Thisle and others.

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Thistle Early History


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Thistle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Thistle research. Another 304 words (22 lines of text) covering the year 1663 is included under the topic Early Thistle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Thistle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Thistle Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Thistle Notables 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:

Thistle Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jeffrey Thistle settled in Marblehead Massachusetts in 1635

Thistle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Richard Thistle settled in America in 1715

Thistle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Thistle settled in Philadelphia in 1862

Thistle Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Amy Thistle of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, claims her ancestors settled there in 1663

Thistle Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Thistle was Constable of Carbonear about 1730

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Contemporary Notables of the name Thistle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Thistle (post 1700)



  • Thomas L. Thistle, American politician, Mayor of Melrose, Massachusetts, 1953
  • Thomas Thistle (1853-1936), English Anglican priest in England, New Zealand and Australia
  • Michael James Thistle (b. 1980), Australian cricketer who played several matches for Western Australia in 2003
  • Anna Thistle, Canadian politician

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Thistle Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    9. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Thistle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Thistle 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 9 November 2015 at 08:02.

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