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Coral Stone

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Coral

Coral Report 25 Mar 2005 13:57

I read that the name MERRIMAN means Marmion/Marmiun from Viking origin. It came from Normandy in 1066 when Merriman recieved the Castle Barony of Tamworth in Warwick from William the Conqueror.

DM

DM Report 31 Mar 2013 23:50

Nudge - can anyone confirm this?

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 31 Mar 2013 23:53

You will not hear back from Coral as NIL posts against her name

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 31 Mar 2013 23:53

There is information on this website although I have no idea how reliable it is:-

http://www.houseofnames.com/merriman-family-crest

EDIT - just realised how old this thread is!!

Kath. x

DM

DM Report 1 Apr 2013 00:02

Thanks Kathleen - it may be old but I'm really interested - thanks for the link :)