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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, who settled in Marblehead Massachusetts in 1635

Thistle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Richard Thistle, who settled in America in 1715

Thistle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Thistle, who 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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

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 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • 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



  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  4. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  6. 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).
  7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  10. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. 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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