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Early Origins of the Author family


The surname Author was first found in Suffolk where the surname is descended from the tenant Uthret, recorded in 1066 and again in the Domesday Book census of 1086. However, some of the family were found at Towthorpe in the East Riding of Yorkshire in ancient times. "This place is said to have formerly had a village that was destroyed by fire, and to have been the seat of the ancient family of Ughtred." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Early History of the Author family


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Author Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Ughtred, Oughtred, Owtred, Utright, Utreight, Owtred, Utreight, Utrecht, Outred and many more.

Early Notables of the Author family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Author family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

Contemporary Notables of the name Author (post 1700)


  • Ilsa J. Bick is an award-winning science fiction author, best known for her Star Trek novels
  • John Author Ray (1879-1977), American politician, U.S. Consul in Masqat, 1909-11; Maracaibo, 1911; Sheffield, 1914; Odessa, 1916-17 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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