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The origins of the name Wiman are with the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from the Old English personal name Wigmund, meaning man of war.

Wiman Early Origins



The surname Wiman was first found in Sussex where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest of 1066.

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Wiman Spelling Variations


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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.

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Wiman Early History


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Wiman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wiman research. Another 313 words (22 lines of text) covering the year 1520 is included under the topic Early Wiman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wiman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wiman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wiman 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:

Wiman Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Freeman Wiman, who landed in Canada in 1828
  • Chauncy Wiman, who arrived in Canada in 1832
  • Horace Wiman, who arrived in Canada in 1834

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wiman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wiman (post 1700)



  • Vaughn L. Wiman, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1944 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Pat Wiman, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Wiman Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  2. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. 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.
  7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  8. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  9. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  10. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  11. ...

The Wiman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wiman 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 26 January 2016 at 09:24.

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