Anglo-Saxon name Evaridge comes from its first bearer, who was a a hard and ever enduring personality. The surname Evaridge 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 of 1066.
Early Origins of the Evaridge family
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 Evaridge family
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Evaridge Spelling Variations
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. Evaridge has been spelled many different ways, including Everard, Evererd, Everid and others.
Early Notables of the Evaridge family (pre 1700)
Baronet (died 1680) an English politician, Member of Parliament for Essex (1654-1656); Sir Richard Everard, 2nd Baronet (1625-1694), an English politician, Member...
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Migration of the Evaridge family to Ireland
Some of the Evaridge family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Evaridge family to the New World and Oceana
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 Evaridges to arrive in North America: 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..
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