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The distinguished surname Tomkend is of English origin. It is derived from the first name "Tom," the popular diminutive of the name "Thomas," and, when combined with the Medieval suffix of endearment "kin," means "son of dear little Tom."

Early Origins of the Tomkend family


The surname Tomkend was first found in Herefordshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times and were Lords of the manor of Monington.

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Early History of the Tomkend family

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Early History of the Tomkend family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tomkend research.
Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1661, 1572, 1656, 1569, 1636, 1624, 1629, 1605, 1674, 1640 and 1674 are included under the topic Early Tomkend History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tomkend Spelling Variations

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Tomkend Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Tompkins, Tomkins, Tomkyns, Thomkins, Thompkins and others.

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Early Notables of the Tomkend family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Tomkend family (pre 1700)


Distinguished members of the family include Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656), a Welsh-born composer of Cornish origins; James Tomkins (c.1569-1636), an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1624 and 1629...
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Migration of the Tomkend family to Ireland

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Migration of the Tomkend family to Ireland


Some of the Tomkend family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Tomkend family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Tomkend family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: T. Tomkins, who settled in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1832; Christopher Tomkins, who was a fisherman of Fortune, Newfoundland, in 1871; John Tompkins, who settled in Virginia in 1636.

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