The name Sesare is of Anglo-Saxon
origin and came from when the family lived in Yorkshire
. The relationship between the famed Julius Caesar and the surname are probably scarce as the name's spelling in say the 13th or 14th centuries was quite different. However, one should consider that the bearer may have assumed the name in honor of the noted Roman.
Early Origins of the Sesare family
The surname Sesare was first found in Kent
, where they held a family seat
from the Middle Ages.
Early History of the Sesare family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sesare research.Another 327 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1334, 1500, 1581, 1705, 1758, 1562, 1636, 1561, 1610, 1601, 1590, 1642, 1610, 1657, 1653 and 1656 are included under the topic Early Sesare History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Sesare Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred
years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon
surnames like Sesare are characterized by many spelling variations
. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name Sesare include: Caesar, Caeser, Sesare, Cesar, Sesar, Caesere and many more.
Early Notables of the Sesare family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include Henry Caesar (1562-1636), the Dean of Ely Cathedral; Sir Thomas Caesar (1561-1610), who was elected as the Member of Parliament for the Appleby riding in... Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sesare Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Sesare family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Sesare or a variant listed above: John Caeser who sailed to Philadelphia in 1856.