Jackman Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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Listed as Jackman, Jakeman and possibly others, this is an English surname although probably with some French input. It acquires from the from the French personal name Jacque, a form of John, and introduced into the British Isles after the Norman Invasion of 1066. More common variations are: Jackaman, Jackeman, Jackmann, Jeackman, Jakman, Jakeman, Jakaman, Jachman, Juckman, Jacaman. The surname Jackman first appeared in Essex Where they held a family seat from very early times, some say well before the Norman Invasion and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 AD.
Some of the people with the name Jackman who arrived in the United States in the 17th century included Saloman Jackman, who landed in Virginia in 1623. James Jackman, who settled in New England in 1630. James Jackman, who landed in N Newbury, Massachusetts in 1648. William Jackman, who landed in Virginia in 1652. Phill Jackman, who arrived in Virginia in 1664. People with the surname Jackman who landed in the United States in the 18th century included Joseph John Jackman, who arrived in Virginia in 1702. Mathew Jackman, who landed in Virginia in 1702. Eliza Jackman, who landed in Virginia in 1702. Some of the people with the surname Jackman who came in the Canada in the 19th century included Anne Murphy Jackman, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1803. Simon Jackman, from County Carlow, settled in King’s Cove, Newfoundland in 1829.
Blazons & Genealogy Notes
(cos. Buckingham and Durham, Hornchurch, co. Essex, cos. Hereford and Huntingdon; granted 1561). (Hackman, in the Liberties of Havering, co. Essex; Edward Jackman, grandson of Alderman Edward Jackman, Sheriff of London, 1564. Visit. London, 1568). Per saltire ar. and sa. in pale two eagles displ. of the second. Crest—A griffin’s head erased sa. guttée d’or.