Anglo-Saxon name that was given to a person who was a person who builds carts. Another alternative origin of this surname is guard which is derived from the Old English word Caretarius or Carda.
Early Origins of the Cartmane family
family seat from ancient times. The name first appeared on the tax records of the Middle Ages dating back to the years immediately after the Norman Conquest of 1066.
Early History of the Cartmane family
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Cartmane Spelling Variations
spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Cartmane has been recorded under many different variations, including Carter, Carters and others.
Early Notables of the Cartmane family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cartmane family to Ireland
Some of the Cartmane family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Cartmane family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Cartmane or a variant listed above: Ambrose Carter, who settled in Virginia in 1663; Thomas Carter and his wife Frances, who came to Philadelphia in 1685 with their children Thomas, Henry, Ann, and John, Chris Carter, who immigrated to St. John's, Newfoundland in 1705.
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