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Coverdill History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The ancestry of the name Coverdill dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the village of Coverdale in Yorkshire.

Early Origins of the Coverdill family

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

Early History of the Coverdill family

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Another 113 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1245, 1297, 1379, 1625, 1809, 1488, 1568, 1535, 1551 and 1553 are included under the topic Early Coverdill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Coverdill Spelling Variations

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 Coverdill have been found, including Coverdale, Coverdill, Coverdall, Couerdale and others.

Early Notables of the Coverdill family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Coverdill 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 Coverdill, or a variant listed above: Thomas Coverdale who arrived in Maryland in 1669.

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