The name Cheade has a long Anglo-Saxon
heritage. The name comes from when a family lived in or near either of the settlements called Cheadle in the counties of Cheshire
. Cheade belongs to the class of habitation
names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Cheade family
The surname Cheade was first found in Cheshire
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 Cheade family
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Cheade Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Cheade have been found, including Cheadle, Chedel, Cheade, Cheatle, Cheddle, Cheatley, Chedle, Chettle and many more.
Early Notables of the Cheade family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cheade family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Cheade, or a variant listed above:
Cheade Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Ann Cheade also settled in Virginia in that year, probably the daughter