tribes of Britain. It is derived from their having lived close to a region called
ridge. The name is derived from the
or the southwest country.
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
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One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations
under which the name Doddridge has appeared include Dodderidge, Doderidge, Dodderige, Doderige, Dotteridge and many more.
Notables of this surname at this time include: Sir John Doddridge (1555-1628), an English lawyer, justice of the king's bench, Member of Parliament; Pentecost Dodderidge (died 1650), an English politician who sat in the... Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Doddridge Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.