× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2017


The name Cleveland belongs to the early history of Britain, it's origins lie with the Anglo-Saxons. It is a product of their having lived in Cleveley, a small hamlet in Ormesby in the county of Yorkshire.

Cleveland Early Origins



The surname Cleveland was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

Close

Cleveland Spelling Variations


Expand

Cleveland Spelling Variations



Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Cleveland include Cleveland, Cleaveland, Clyveland and others.

Close

Cleveland Early History


Expand

Cleveland Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cleveland research. Another 207 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1575, 1613, 1658, 1613, 1658, 1632, 1645, 1651 and 1717 are included under the topic Early Cleveland History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Cleveland Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Cleveland Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include John Cleveland (1613-1658), an English poet, graduated Christ's College, Cambridge in 1632,opposed the election of Oliver Cromwell as member for Cambridge in the Long Parliament, and lost his college post as a result in 1645. The Cleavelands were a family of whalers from the islands...

Another 53 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cleveland Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Cleveland were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:

Cleveland Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Moses Cleveland, born in Suffolk, England, who settled in Massachusetts in 1640
  • Moses Cleveland, who landed in Woburn, Massachusetts in 1641 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Cleveland Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • R. S. Cleveland, who settled in New York State in 1823
  • Daniel Cleveland, who arrived in Texas in 1835 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • D. A. and W. Cleveland settled in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Mrs. W B Cleveland, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • W P Cleveland, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cleveland Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Whitney William Cleveland, who arrived in Alabama in 1923 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Cleveland Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Josiah Cleveland, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749-1752
  • Samuel Cleveland, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749-1752
  • Aaron Cleveland, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749-1752
  • Mr. Cleveland, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Mr. Keturah Cleveland U.E. who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1783 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cleveland Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John Cleveland, who landed in Canada in 1834

Cleveland Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Robert Cleveland, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Morley" in 1840 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) MORLEY 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Morley.htm
  • Eliza Cleveland, English convict from London, who was transported aboard the "Angelina" on April 25, 1844, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 27) Angelina voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 171 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/angelina/1844

Cleveland Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Edward Cleveland, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Berar" in 1865
  • Thomas Cleveland, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Berar" in 1865

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Cleveland (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Cleveland (post 1700)



  • William J. Cleveland, American Democrat politician, Member of Louisiana State House of Representatives, 1950; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1952
  • William Choice Cleveland (1834-1908), American politician, Mayor of Greenville, South Carolina, 1875-77
  • William Calvin Cleveland (b. 1949), American Republican politician, Police officer; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 2004
  • Wilber L. Cleveland, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Delaware County, 1937
  • William Cleveland, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1912
  • W. F. Cleveland, American Republican politician, Mayor of Eastport, Maine, 1897
  • Verna J. Cleveland, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2008
  • Theodore S. Cleveland, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Buenos Aires, 1932
  • Richard F. Cleveland (1898-1974), American politician, Delegate to Maryland State Constitutional Convention, 1967
  • Reuben E. Cleveland, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920
  • ... (Another 57 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Close

Cleveland Historic Events


Expand

Cleveland Historic Events




Halifax Explosion


Close

Suggested Readings for the name Cleveland


Expand

Suggested Readings for the name Cleveland



  • An Account of the Lineage of General Moses Cleaveland of Canterbury (Windham County) Connecticut, the Founder of the City of Cleveland, Ohio by Horace Gillette Cleveland.

Close

Motto


Expand

Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Semel et semper
Motto Translation: Once and always.


Close

Cleveland Family Crest Products


Expand

Cleveland Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) MORLEY 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Morley.htm
  4. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 27) Angelina voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 171 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/angelina/1844

Other References

  1. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  7. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  8. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  9. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  11. ...

The Cleveland Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cleveland 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 26 August 2016 at 19:29.

Sign Up

  


FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest