Anglo-Saxon culture. The name comes from when they lived in Yorkshire. The relationship between the famed Julius Caesar and the surname are probably scarce as the name's spelling in say the 13th or 14th centuries was quite different. However, one should consider that the bearer may have assumed the name in honor of the noted Roman.
Early Origins of the Ceasar family
Kent, where they held a family seat from the Middle Ages.
Early History of the Ceasar family
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Ceasar 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 Ceasar include Caesar, Caeser, Sesare, Cesar, Sesar, Caesere and many more.
Early Notables of the Ceasar family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include Henry Caesar (1562-1636), the Dean of Ely Cathedral; Sir Thomas Caesar (1561-1610), who was elected as the Member of Parliament for the Appleby riding in...
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Migration of the Ceasar 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:
Ceasar Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Ceasar Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Ceasar Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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