Spelling variations of this family name include: Jamieson, Jameson, Jamison, Jamyson, Jimisone and many more.
First found in on the Isle of Bute where they held a family seat from very early times.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Stephen Jamieson settled in Maryland in 1633; and David Jamieson settled in Boston in 1652. Alexander Jamison settled in America in 1685; they also settled in Pennsylvania in the 19th century. George Jemmison was a soldier of St. John's, Newfoundland, in 1778.
(Above is a small excerpt from our 1800 word history)
Motto Translated: It makes for the shore.
Suggested Readings for the name Jamieson
The Jamieson Family, 1747-1978 by Jamieson Family Reunion Committee.
Some noteworthy people of the name Jamieson
* Charlie "Cuckoo" Jamieson (1893-1969), American baseball player, won the 1920 World Series with the Cleveland Indians
* John Kenneth Jamieson, American executive
* Brian Jamieson, American rower
* Robert Alan Jamieson (b. 1958), Scottish poet
* Captain David Auldjo Jamieson (1920-2001), British soldier awarded the Victoria Cross during WWII
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