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Faithfull Early Origins



The surname Faithfull was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1389 when William Feyth was recorded as a taxpayer.

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Faithfull Spelling Variations


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Faithfull Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Faithfull were recorded, including Faith, Faithful, Faithfull, Feyth, Feythfull, Feythful, Fathe and many more.

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Faithfull Early History


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Faithfull Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Faithfull research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Faithfull History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Faithfull Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Faithfull Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Faithfull 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



To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Faithfull family emigrate to North America:

Faithfull Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Leonard Faithfull, aged 24, who settled in America, in 1896

Faithfull Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Lizzie E. Faithfull, who landed in America, in 1905
  • Doris Faithfull, aged 17, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1914
  • Agnes Faithfull, aged 53, who landed in America from London, England, in 1916
  • Edgar Clapton Faithfull, aged 44, who landed in America from Wimbledon, England, in 1919
  • Reginald Gibbon Faithfull, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States from Sydney, Australia, in 1919

Faithfull Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Irene Faithfull, aged 18, a housemaid, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dilharree" in 1875
  • Emily H. Faithfull, aged 40, a cook, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hindostan" in 1875
  • Norman Faithfull, aged 11, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hindostan" in 1875
  • Edith Faithfull, aged 7, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hindostan" in 1875
  • Rueben Faithfull, aged 3, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hindostan" in 1875
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Faithfull (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Faithfull (post 1700)



  • Valentine Grantham Faithfull (1820-1894), English clergyman and a cricketer who played first-class cricket for Cambridge University in 1841
  • Lilian Mary Faithfull CBE (1865-1952), English teacher, headmistress, women's rights advocate, one of the "Steamboat ladies" who fought for the right for women to gain university education
  • Emily Faithfull (1835-1895), English women's rights activist, and publisher, founder of The Victoria Press
  • Marianne Faithfull (b. 1946), English singer, songwriter and actress from Hampstead, London; she had a highly publicised romantic relationship with the Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger and co-wrote Sister Morphine
  • Lucy Faithfull OBE (1910-1996), Baroness Faithfull, South African-born, British social worker

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    11. ...

    The Faithfull Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Faithfull 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 10 May 2016 at 10:15.

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