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Covedale History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Anglo-Saxon name Covedale comes from when the family resided in the village of Coverdale in Yorkshire.

Early Origins of the Covedale family

The surname Covedale was first found in Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat from the Middle Ages.

Early History of the Covedale family

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Covedale Spelling Variations

The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Covedale has been recorded under many different variations, including Coverdale, Coverdill, Coverdall, Couerdale and others.

Early Notables of the Covedale family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Covedale family to the New World and Oceana

For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Covedale or a variant listed above: Thomas Coverdale who arrived in Maryland in 1669.

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