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Where did the Welsh Tuder family come from? What is the Welsh Tuder family crest and coat of arms? When did the Tuder family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Tuder family history?The Welsh name Tuder comes from the personal name Tudur, an ancient Celtic name of unknown meaning. It is thought that the name, especially the form Tewdwr, may have also emerged as a Welsh version of the Latin Theodorus.
Although there are not an extremely large number Welsh surnames, there are an inordinately large number of spelling variations of those surnames. This variety of spellings began almost immediately after the acceptance of surnames within Welsh society. As time progressed, these old Brythonic names were eventually were recorded in English. This process was problematic in that many of the highly inflected sounds of the native language of Wales could not be properly captured in English. Some families, however, did decide to modify their own names to indicate a branch loyalty within the family, a religious adherence, or even a patriotic affiliation. The name Tuder has seen various spelling variations: Tudor, Tudyr Tuder, Tudar and others.
First found in Herefordshire, where Tudor Trevor was Lord of Hereford, Whittington, and both Maelors. He was founder of the Tribe of the Marches, born in Denbigh, son of Ynyr Ap Cadforch, whose descendants intermarried with the distinguished families of North Wales.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tuder research. Another 206 words(15 lines of text) covering the year 1485 is included under the topic Early Tuder History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Tuder Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
In the 1800s and 1900s, many Welsh families left for North America, in search of land, work, and freedom. Those who made the trip successfully helped contribute to the growth of industry, commerce, and the cultural heritage of both Canada and the United States. In the immigration and passenger lists were a number of people bearing the name Tuder
Tuder Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
The Tuder Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tuder 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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