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Where did the English Surrey family come from? What is the English Surrey family crest and coat of arms? When did the Surrey family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Surrey family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Surrey, Surrais, Surreis, Surridge, Surrich, Surrage and many more.
First found in Devon where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Surrey research. Another 285 words(20 lines of text) covering the years 1143, 1219, 1455, 1487, 1580, 1609, and 1625 are included under the topic Early Surrey History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Surrey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Surrey Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
The Surrey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Surrey Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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