The name Everidge is an ancient 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
Early Origins of the Everidge family
The surname Everidge 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 Everidge family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Everidge 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 Everidge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Everidge Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Everidge has undergone many spelling variations
, including Everard, Evererd, Everid and others.
Early Notables of the Everidge 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 Everidge Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Everidge family to Ireland
Some of the Everidge family moved to Ireland
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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
- William Everidge, who landed in Virginia in 1638 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Contemporary Notables of the name Everidge (post 1700)
- Daniel Everidge, American actor, known for Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), The Greatest Showman (2017) and Frozen on Broadway: First Look (2014)
- Thomas James "Tommy" Everidge (b. 1983), American former Major League Baseball first baseman for the Oakland Athletics