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The ancestors of the name Atteburwe date back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Atteburwe family lived 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.

Atteburwe Early Origins



The surname Atteburwe was first found in Kent, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Atteburwe Spelling Variations


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Atteburwe Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Atteburwe are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Atteburwe include: Atterbury, Aterbury, Attebure, Atteburwe, Atterberry, Aterberry, Attarbury, Attbury and many more.

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Atteburwe Early History


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Atteburwe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Atteburwe research. Another 433 words (31 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1295, 1630, 1661, 1662, 1680, 1695, 1769, 1700, 1796, 1403 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Atteburwe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Atteburwe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Atteburwe Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Atteburwe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Atteburwe or a variant listed above: William Atterbury, who sailed to Maryland in 1733; Henry Atterbury, who arrived in Maryland in 1742; and Lewis Atterbury, who was on record in Philadelphia in 1801..

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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    The Atteburwe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Atteburwe 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.

    This page was last modified on 12 July 2013 at 09:27.

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