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The Anglo-Saxon name Buckeridge comes from its first bearer, who was a a burghead which means fortress-hard. This surname is derived from Old English

Buckeridge Early Origins



The surname Buckeridge was first found in Middlesex 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.

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Buckeridge Spelling Variations


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Buckeridge Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Buckeridge has been spelled many different ways, including Buckeridge, Buckridge and others.

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Buckeridge Early History


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Buckeridge Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Buckeridge research. Another 251 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1562, 1596, 1611, 1628, and 1631 are included under the topic Early Buckeridge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Buckeridge Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Buckeridge Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Buckeridge Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Buckeridge In Ireland


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Buckeridge In Ireland



Some of the Buckeridge family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 112 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Buckeridges to arrive in North America:

Buckeridge Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ruth Buckeridge who settled in New England in 1756

Buckeridge Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Buckeridge, aged 22, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Woodlark" in 1874
  • James W. Buckeridge, aged 19, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Woodlark" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Buckeridge (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Buckeridge (post 1700)



  • H. B. Buckeridge, American Democrat politician, Member of Michigan National Democratic Party State Executive Committee, 1899; Member of Michigan National Democratic State Central Committee, 1899
  • Anthony Malcolm Buckeridge OBE (1912-2004), English author, best known for his Jennings and Rex Milligan series of children's books
  • Leonard Walter "Len" Buckeridge (1935-2014), Australian businessman, founder of the Buckeridge Group of Companies
  • Charles Buckeridge (1932-1873), British Gothic Revival architect
  • David L Buckeridge, Assistant Professor in the department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health at McGill University, Montreal, Canada

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    10. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Buckeridge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Buckeridge 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 24 November 2015 at 09:36.

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