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The name Etherington is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in Hetherington which was in Yorkshire.

Etherington Early Origins



The surname Etherington was first found in Yorkshire 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.

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Etherington Spelling Variations


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Etherington Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Etherington has been spelled many different ways, including Etherington, Ethrington, Ethlington and others.

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Etherington Early History


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Etherington Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Etherington research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 110 and 1100 are included under the topic Early Etherington History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Etherington Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Etherington Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Etherington Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Etherington In Ireland


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Etherington In Ireland



Some of the Etherington family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 73 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Etheringtons to arrive in North America:

Etherington Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jon Etherington sailed to Barbados in 1634. Later he moved his family to the nearby island of St. Christopher
  • John Etherington, aged 17, landed in Barbados or St Christopher in 1634

Etherington Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Robert Etherington was to join him three years later in 1774

Etherington Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Etherington, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1878

Etherington Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Terrence Etherington sailed into the harbour of New York in 1771

Etherington Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

Etherington Settlers in New Zealand in the 20th Century

  • Arthur Etherington, aged 19, a farmer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "S. S. Waimana" in 1926

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Contemporary Notables of the name Etherington (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Etherington (post 1700)



  • Gary Etherington (b. 1958), former English-born, American soccer player
  • Sir Henry Etherington (1732-1819), 1st Baronet of Kingston-upon-Hull
  • Matthew Etherington (b. 1981), English footballer
  • William "Bill" Etherington (b. 1941), British politician, Member of Parliament for Sunderland North (1992-2010)
  • Juliet Etherington (b. 1979), New Zealand silver and two-time bronze medalist shooting competitor
  • Lady Alexandra Clare Etherington (b. 1959), British noblewoman, daughter of James Carnegie, 3rd Duke of Fife

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    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
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    The Etherington Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Etherington Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 7 December 2015 at 22:18.

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