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Womack Early Origins



The surname Womack was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 14th century at Norwich.

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Womack Spelling Variations


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Womack Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Womack, Wormack, Womock, Wormock, Wormack, Wornack and many more.

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Womack Early History


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Womack Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Womack research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1601, 1612, 1686, 1660 and 1683 are included under the topic Early Womack History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Womack Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Womack Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Womack 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:

Womack Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Womack who settled in Texas in 1823
  • Mark S Womack, who landed in Texas in 1835

Womack Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • James Womack, aged 24, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Salto" from Montevideo, Uraguay [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QG-J4C : 6 December 2014), James Womack, 03 Mar 1919; citing departure port Montevideo, Uraguay, arrival port New York, ship name Salto, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Benj. F. Womack, aged 50,arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Colon" from Cristobal C. Z. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CM-TPV : 6 December 2014), Benj. F. Womack, 13 Sep 1920; citing departure port Cristobal C. Z., arrival port New York, ship name Colon, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Lyle Earl Womack, aged 18, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Colon" from Cristobal C. Z. [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CM-TPK : 6 December 2014), Lyle Earl Womack, 13 Sep 1920; citing departure port Cristobal C. Z., arrival port New York, ship name Colon, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Womack (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Womack (post 1700)



  • Shawn Womack (b. 1972), American Republican former member of the Arkansas State Senate (2003-2009)
  • Lee Ann Womack (b. 1966), American country music singer and songwriter, awarded five Academy of Country Music Awards, five Country Music Association Awards, and a Grammy Award
  • John Womack Jr. (b. 1937), American historian, former Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics at Harvard University
  • James E. Womack (b. 1941), American biologist and a professor at Texas A&M University
  • James P. Womack (b. 1990), American research director of the International Motor Vehicle Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, known for his 1990 book The Machine That Changed the World
  • Robert Dwayne "Bobby" Womack (1944-2014), American singer-songwriter and musician
  • Mark Womack (b. 1992), American actor
  • Stephen Allen "Steve" Womack (b. 1957), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Arkansas (2011-)
  • Anthony Darrell "Tony" Womack (b. 1969), American Major League Baseball player who played from 1993 to 2006
  • Lantz Womack (1914-1998), American politician, Louisiana State Representative from Franklin (1958-1976)
  • ... (Another 11 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Womack


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Suggested Readings for the name Womack



  • Womack Genealogy by Maxine Hulse Tinkham.

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Esse quam videri
Motto Translation: To be, rather than to seem.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QG-J4C : 6 December 2014), James Womack, 03 Mar 1919; citing departure port Montevideo, Uraguay, arrival port New York, ship name Salto, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CM-TPV : 6 December 2014), Benj. F. Womack, 13 Sep 1920; citing departure port Cristobal C. Z., arrival port New York, ship name Colon, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CM-TPK : 6 December 2014), Lyle Earl Womack, 13 Sep 1920; citing departure port Cristobal C. Z., arrival port New York, ship name Colon, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. 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).
  10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  11. ...

The Womack Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Womack 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.

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