Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from the Old English personal name which means son of Goldwin, which literally means friend of gold.
Early Origins of the Gelding family
Essex 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.
Early History of the Gelding family
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Gelding Spelling Variations
hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Gelding has been spelled many different ways, including Goulding, Golding and others.
Early Notables of the Gelding family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gelding family to Ireland
Some of the Gelding family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Gelding family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Geldings to arrive in North America:
Gelding Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
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