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Wing Early Origins



The surname Wing was first found in Perthshire where they were conjecturally descended from a Saxon Thane from Wing in Rutland (near Luffenham) in England.

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Wing Spelling Variations


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Wing Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wing, Wink, Winks, Wynk, Wyng, Wyngke, Wingh and others.

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Wing Early History


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Wing Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wing research. Another 339 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1281, 1291, and 1365 are included under the topic Early Wing History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wing Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wing Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wing 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:

Wing Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Hugh Wing who settled in Virginia in 1620
  • Hugh Wing, who arrived in Virginia in 1620
  • Robert Wing settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1630
  • Daniel Wing, who landed in Massachusetts in 1632
  • Robert Wing settled in New England in 1634
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Wing Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Susannah Wing settled in Maryland in 1775

Wing Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J C Wing, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • D A Wing, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • B F Wing, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • G. W. Wing settled in San Francisco, California in 1852
  • Charles Wing, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1855

Wing Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • William Wing settled in Bona Vista, Newfoundland in 1698 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Wing Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Gersham Wing U.E. who settled in Elizabeth Town [Elizabethtown], Leeds County, Ontario c. 1789 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Wing Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Wing landed in Bay of Islands, New Zealand in 1840

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wing (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wing (post 1700)



  • Paul Wing (1892-1957), American Academy Award winning assistant director, father of Toby Wing
  • Martha Virginia "Toby" Wing (1915-2001), American actress
  • William Ricketson Wing (1830-1908), and his brother Joseph, American founders and owners of whaling company J. & W. R. Wing Company, the largest whaling firm in the United States
  • Donald Goddard Wing (1904-1972), American Associate Librarian at Yale University from 1939 to 1970
  • Bradley Thomas "Brad" Wing (b. 1991), Australian-born, American NFL football punter
  • C. A. Wing, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1860
  • Bert P. Wing, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Mayor of Muskegon Heights, Michigan, 1917
  • Austin Eli Wing (1792-1849), American politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Monroe County, 1842; Member of University of Michigan Board of Regents, 1845-49
  • Austin Wing, American politician, Member of California State Assembly 12th District, 1852-54
  • Ann Kilbane Wing, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1972
  • ... (Another 39 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Wing


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Suggested Readings for the name Wing



  • Rueben Wing, Senior, Of Old Winthrop by Harold C. Perham.

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Wing Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  2. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  4. 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.
  5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  11. ...

The Wing Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wing 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 23 September 2016 at 04:33.

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