Etheridg History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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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. Literally the name means "noble ruler." 
Early Origins of the Etheridg family
The surname Etheridg was first found in Berkshire, where this first of the family, Aethericus was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086.  The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 listed Jacobus Atteriche as holding lands there at that time. 
Early History of the Etheridg family
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Etheridg Spelling Variations
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. He was born at Thame, Oxfordshire, was admitted a scholar of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 11 Nov. 1534, being placed under...
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Migration of the Etheridg family
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..
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- Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
- Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)