Anglo-Saxon name that was given to a person who was a a hard and ever enduring personality. The surname Everidge 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 Everidge 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 Everidge family
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Everidge Spelling Variations
spelling variations, including Everard, Evererd, Everid and others.
Early Notables of the Everidge 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 Everidge family to Ireland
Some of the Everidge family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Everidge family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Everidge were among those contributors:
Everidge Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Everidge (post 1700)
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