The ancestors of the Chittle surname lived among the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. The name comes from when they lived in or near either of the settlements called Cheadle in the counties of Cheshire
. Chittle belongs to the class of habitation
names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Chittle family
The surname Chittle 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 Chittle family
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Chittle 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 Chittle include Cheadle, Chedel, Cheade, Cheatle, Cheddle, Cheatley, Chedle, Chettle and many more.
Early Notables of the Chittle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chittle family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Chittle Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Benjamin Chittle, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Anna Maria" in 1849 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The ANNA MARIA 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849AnnaMaria.htm
- William Chittle, aged 29, a baker, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "China" CITATION[CLOSE]
South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) China 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/china1852.shtml