Atteridge is a name of Anglo-Saxon
origin and came from the name Aldrich. The surname Atteridge originally derived from the Old English word aeoelric
, which later became the name Aldrich
Early Origins of the Atteridge family
The surname Atteridge was first found in Berkshire, where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Atteridge family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Atteridge research.Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1588, 1636, 1692, 1664, 1668 and 1676 are included under the topic Early Atteridge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Atteridge Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Atteridge have been found, including Etheridge, Etheredge, Etherege, Etherige, Ettridge, Etridge, Attridge and many more.
Early Notables of the Atteridge family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include Sir James Etheridge; George Etherege or Ethrygg (in Latin Edrycus) ( fl.
1588), an English classical scholar and physician; and Sir George Etherege (c.1636-1692), born in Maidenhead... Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Atteridge Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Atteridge family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Atteridge, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :
Atteridge Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Patrick Atteridge, aged 36, who arrived in New York in 1812 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Atteridge Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- John Atteridge, aged 34, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Salisbury" in 1876
Contemporary Notables of the name Atteridge (post 1700)
- Arthur C. Atteridge, American politician, Mayor of Salinas, California, 1960 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html