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The ancient Anglo-Saxon surname Eversen came from the personal names Evot or Everard. The surname Eversen features the common suffix -son, which superseded all other patronymic suffixes as the dominant form during the 14th century and was most common in the north of England.

Eversen Early Origins



The surname Eversen was first found in Yorkshire 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.

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Eversen Spelling Variations


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Eversen Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Eversen has been recorded under many different variations, including Everson, Eversen and others.

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Eversen Early History


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Eversen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eversen research. Another 294 words (21 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eversen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eversen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eversen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Eversen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Eversen or a variant listed above:

Eversen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Barnt Eversen settled in New York in 1658

Eversen Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Martin Eversen settled in Georgia in 1734
  • Martin Eversen, who landed in Georgia in 1735
  • Evert Eversen, who landed in New York, NY in 1749

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Eversen Historic Events


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Eversen Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Jack Eversen, British Ordinary Seaman, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking

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Eversen Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
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    The Eversen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eversen Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 13 November 2014 at 16:21.

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