Mering Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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More common variations are: Mearing, Meering, Meiring, Mehring, Moering, Merring, Meyring, Meringa, Meringo, Meuring.
The surname Mering first appeared in Nottinghamshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Estate. The Saxon force of English history declined after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience predominated. But Saxon surnames remained, and the family name first mentioned in the 13th century when they held lands.
United States of America:
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid-17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.
Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (Mering, co. Notts; Sir William Mering, Knt., of Mering; temp. Henry VIII., nineteenth in descent from Sir Gilbert Mering, Knt. Visit. Notts, 1569). Ar. on a chev. sa. three escallops or. Crest—A horse’s head erased sa. bezantee, in the nostrils an annulet or.
2) (co. York). Or, on a chev. sa. three escallops ar.