The surname is one of the oldest family names to come from the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It is derived from the name Aldrich. The surname Etheridg originally derived from the Old English word "aeoelric," which later became the name Aldrich.
Early Origins of the Etheridg family
The surname Etheridg was first found in Berkshire, 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 Etheridg family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Etheridg research.Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1588, 1636, 1692, 1664, 1668 and 1676 are included under the topic Early Etheridg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Etheridg Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Etheridge, Etheredge, Etherege, Etherige, Ettridge, Etridge, Attridge and many more.
Early Notables of the Etheridg family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include Sir James Etheridge; George Etherege or Ethrygg (in Latin Edrycus) ( fl.
1588), an English classical scholar and physician; and Sir George Etherege (c.1636-1692), born in Maidenhead... Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Etheridg Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Etheridg family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henry Etheridge who settled in Virginia in 1654; Sarah Etheridge who settled in New England
in 1773; Thomas Etheridge settled in Maryland in 1722. From these settlers was descended the distinguished family of the U.S.A. as recorded in Burke's..