Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from the Old English personal name Wigmund, meaning man of war.
Early Origins of the Wiman family
Sussex where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest of 1066.
Early History of the Wiman family
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Wiman Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Wiman has been spelled many different ways, including Wyman, Wyeman and others.
Early Notables of the Wiman family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Wiman family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Wiman Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Wiman (post 1700)
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