Anglo-Saxon culture that ruled a majority of Britain. It comes from the given name of the father and was typically denoted as "the son of George." The personal name George was originally derived from the Greek word which means someone who was a farmer or someone who worked the land.
Early Origins of the Georgeson family
Dorset where it is noted as a somewhat rare name in mediaeval records. The popularity of the name increased during the Crusades which brought more contact with the Orthodox Church. St. George, who slew his famous dragon in 303 A.D., may have inspired the use of this name. In 1348, Edward III founded the Order of the Garter under the patronage of St. George and by 1415, a yearly festival was set in place that continues today. Today, St. George is considered the patron saint of England.
Early History of the Georgeson family
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Georgeson Spelling Variations
hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Georgeson have been found, including George, Georgeson and others.
Early Notables of the Georgeson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Georgeson family to Ireland
Some of the Georgeson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Georgeson family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Georgeson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Georgeson (post 1700)
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