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The Anglo-Saxon name Cattle comes from Chetel, an Old Norse and Old English given name.

Cattle Early Origins



The surname Cattle was first found in Norfolk, where they held a family seat from the Middle Ages.

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Cattle Spelling Variations


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Cattle Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Cattle were recorded, including Cattell, Cattle, Catel, Cattall, Catell, Cattelle and many more.

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Cattle Early History


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Cattle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cattle research. Another 399 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1275, 1279, 1500, 1530, 1653, 1683 and 1707 are included under the topic Early Cattle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cattle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cattle Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cattle 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



To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Cattle family emigrate to North America:

Cattle Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Cattle who arrived in Virginia in 1635

Cattle Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Gertrude Cattle, aged 49, who landed in America from Lincoln, in 1904
  • Charlotte Cattle, aged 50, who emigrated to the United States from Somerset, in 1905
  • Blanche E. Cattle, who settled in America, in 1908
  • William F. Cattle, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States from Blackpool, England, in 1909
  • H. H. Cattle, who emigrated to America from Bootle, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cattle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cattle (post 1700)



  • Howard Cattle (1904-1992), American politician, Mayor of Chino, California, 1956-59

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Cattle Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. 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).
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    11. ...

    The Cattle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cattle 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 23 November 2015 at 10:19.

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