name Cattrell comes from when the family resided in or near the settlement of Catterall,
which is located between Preston and Garstang in the county of Lancashire
. Some experts also suggest that the surname Cattrell may be derived from a pet form of the name Caterin;
this is a form of the personal name Catharine
which became popular following its importation in the 12th century.
Early Origins of the Cattrell family
The surname Cattrell was first found in Lancashire
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 Cattrell family
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Cattrell Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago, spelling variations
of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Cattrell include Catterall, Caterell, Catterale, Catterell, Caterale, Cathrell, Catheral and many more.
Early Notables of the Cattrell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cattrell family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England
at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England
. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: John Catheral who settled in Virginia in 1774; Chris Catherey settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1878. Edward Cathrell who settled in Virginia in 1656 with his wife Mary. Alice Catterall settled in Virginia in 1698.
Contemporary Notables of the name Cattrell (post 1700)
- C. S. Cattrell, American Republican politician, Mayor of Hollidays Cove, West Virginia, 1934 CITATION[CLOSE]
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