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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.

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


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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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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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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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  • 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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    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    4. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    7. 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.
    8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. 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.

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