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Guidhand Early Origins



The surname Guidhand was first found in Lincolnshire 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 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Guidhand Spelling Variations


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Guidhand Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Goodhand, Goodhan, Gudhand, Guidhand, Cudhand, Coodhand, Goodhant and many more.

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Guidhand Early History


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Guidhand Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guidhand research. Another 293 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1550, 1455, 1487, 1172 and 1652 are included under the topic Early Guidhand History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Guidhand Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Guidhand Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Guidhand Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Guidhand In Ireland


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Guidhand In Ireland



Some of the Guidhand family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 107 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 or some of its variants were: Christopher Goodhand, who arrived in Maryland in 1642.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    10. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
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    The Guidhand Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Guidhand 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 15 April 2014 at 15:51.

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