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Early Origins of the Evering family


The surname Evering was first found in Kent where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. After the Battle of Hastings in 1066, William, Duke of Normandy, having prevailed over King Harold, granted most of Britain to his many victorious Barons. It was not uncommon to find a Baron, or a Bishop, with 60 or more Lordships scattered throughout the country. These he gave to his sons, nephews and other junior lines of his family and they became known as under-tenants. They adopted the Norman system of surnames which identified the under-tenant with his holdings so as to distinguish him from the senior stem of the family. After many rebellious wars between his Barons, Duke William, commissioned a census of all England to determine in 1086, settling once and for all, who held which land. He called the census the Domesday Book, [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
indicating that those holders registered would hold the land until the end of time. Hence, conjecturally, the surname is descended from the tenant of the village and lands of Evering, held by Roger de Averinch, Viscount Averanche of Normandy, who was recorded in the Domesday Book census of 1086.

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Early History of the Evering family

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Early History of the Evering family


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Evering Spelling Variations

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Evering Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Evering, Avranch, Averanche, Evranche, Evrenche, Everinck, Everine, Everin, Averin, Avering, Averinck, Avrank and many more.

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Early Notables of the Evering family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Evering family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Evering family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Evering family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Evering Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Engelbert Bern Evering, who arrived in America in 1847-1849 [2]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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Evering (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Evering (post 1700)


  • Jim Evering, American Writer, Director, Miscellaneous Crew, Actor, Producer in movies and television

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  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ 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)

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