Timblin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Anglo-Saxon name Timblin comes from the Old English personal name Tima or the Old German forename Thiemmo. Contrary to some popular theories, Timblin is not derived from Timothy, since that name was not introduced in England until after the Restoration.

Early Origins of the Timblin family

The surname Timblin was first found in Kent where they held a family seat from ancient times before the Conquest in 1066.

Early History of the Timblin family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Timblin research. Another 51 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 162 and 1620 are included under the topic Early Timblin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Timblin Spelling Variations

One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Timblin has appeared include Timms, Timm, Tymms, Times and others.

Early Notables of the Timblin family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Timblin family

At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Timblin arrived in North America very early: Thomas Tims, who settled in Boston in 1715; Andrew Timm, who settled in Philadelphia in 1856; and Elizabeth Tims, who settled in America in 1744.

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