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Evrard Early Origins



The surname Evrard 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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Evrard Spelling Variations


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Evrard 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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Evrard Early History


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Evrard Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Evrard research. Another 253 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1106 and 1432 are included under the topic Early Evrard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Evrard Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Evrard Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Evrard 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Evrard Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jean Baptiste Evrard, aged 28, arrived in Louisiana in 1719

Evrard Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Michel Evrard, who landed in Missouri in 1840
  • Mrs. Evrard, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Anna Evrard, aged 4, landed in New York, NY in 1852
  • Eugenie Evrard, aged 6, arrived in New York, NY in 1852
  • Hy Evrard, aged 34, landed in New York, NY in 1852
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Evrard Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Catherine Evrard, who landed in Montreal in 1659

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Contemporary Notables of the name Evrard (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Evrard (post 1700)



  • Philippe Evrard de Longeville, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815

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Citations


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Citations



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

Other References

  1. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  9. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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The Evrard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Evrard 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 4 March 2015 at 10:34.

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