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Early Origins of the Wing family


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.

Early History of the Wing family


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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.

Wing Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Wing family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Wing family to the New World and Oceana


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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Robert Wing, who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1630
  • Daniel Wing, who landed in Massachusetts in 1632 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Robert Wing, who 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, who 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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • D A Wing, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • B F Wing, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • G. W. Wing settled in San Francisco, California in 1852
  • Charles Wing, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1855 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Wing Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • William Wing, who settled in Bona Vista, Newfoundland in 1698 [2]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 [3]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, who landed in Bay of Islands, New Zealand in 1840

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 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Bert P. Wing, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Mayor of Muskegon Heights, Michigan, 1917 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • 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 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Austin Wing, American politician, Member of California State Assembly 12th District, 1852-54 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Ann Kilbane Wing, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1972 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 39 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Suggested Readings for the name Wing


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

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  3. ^ 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
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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