The ancestors of the bearers of the Atteberry family name are thought have lived in ancient Anglo-Saxon England
. They were first found in Nottinghamshire
. Literally the name means a stronghold or borough
which was in turn derived from the Old English phrase at ther burghe,
which in turn comes from the Old English phrase æt thære byrig.
Early Origins of the Atteberry family
The surname Atteberry was first found in Kent
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Atteberry family
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Atteberry Spelling Variations
Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon
surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations
. Changes in Anglo-Saxon
names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Atteberry include Atterbury, Aterbury, Attebure, Atteburwe, Atterberry, Aterberry, Attarbury, Attbury and many more.
Early Notables of the Atteberry family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Atteberry family to the New World and Oceana
Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Atteberry or a variant listed above:
Atteberry Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- James T. Atteberry, aged 17, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919
- John Atteberry, aged 18, who settled in America, in 1919
Contemporary Notables of the name Atteberry (post 1700)
- Kris Atteberry, American baseball broadcaster
- Garry Atteberry, American Republican politician, Chair of Wayne County Republican Party, 2002 CITATION[CLOSE]
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