William Young

about 1554–
Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Young was born about 1554, in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Young, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Feild, was 22. He married Margaret Johnson about 1573, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons.

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Family Time Line

William Young
1554–
Margaret Johnson
1558–1653
Marriage: about 1573
John Young
1573–1665
William Young
1598–
Johne
1580–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1573
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(3)

    Male1573–1665Male

    Male1580–Male

    William Young

    Male1598–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Young

    Male1529–1597Male

    Elizabeth Feild

    Female1532–1594Female

siblings

(7)

    Ellenour Young

    Female1548–Female

    Raph Young

    Male1554–Male

    Male1554–Male

    Thomas Young

    Male1558–Male

    Jenet Or Jonet Young

    Female1561–1630Female

+2 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: distinguishing name (Middle English yunge, yonge ‘young’), for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, usually distinguishing a younger brother or a son. In Middle English this name is often found with the Anglo-Norman French definite article, for example Robert le Yunge.2 Americanization of a cognate, equivalent, or like-sounding surname in some other language, notably German Jung and Junk, Dutch ( De ) Jong(H) and Jong , and French Lejeune and Lajeunesse .3 assimilated form of French Dion or Guyon .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Robert Cowye in entry for William Cowye, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Willm Young, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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