The name Evaredge was formed many centuries ago by the ancient Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It was a name typically given to a a hard and ever enduring personality. The surname Evaredge originally derived from the Old German Eberhardt
which referred to the endurance and strength of a boar.
It was adopted in England
after the Norman Conquest
Early Origins of the Evaredge family
The surname Evaredge was first found in Essex
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 Evaredge family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Evaredge research.Another 95 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1380, 1680, 1654, 1656, 1625, 1694, 1661, 1679, 1611 and 1668 are included under the topic Early Evaredge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Evaredge Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago, spelling variations
of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Evaredge include Everard, Evererd, Everid and others.
Early Notables of the Evaredge family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include Esmond de Everard about 1380; Sir Richard Everard, 1st Baronet
(died 1680) an English politician, Member of Parliament for Essex
(1654-1656); Sir Richard Everard, 2nd Baronet
(1625-1694), an English politician, Member... Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Evaredge Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Evaredge family to Ireland
Some of the Evaredge family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 71 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Evaredge family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England
at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England
. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: Martha and Phillip Everard who settled in Virginia in 1660; John Everard settled in Jamaica in 1684; another John Everard arrived in Philadelphia in 1856..