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The name Gutteridge has a long Anglo-Saxon heritage. The name comes from when a family lived in the region of Goodrich or Gotheridge in the county of Hereford. The surname Gutteridge may also derive from the patronymic name the son of Godrich which was composed of the elements God which referred to someone good and Ric which meant power. The surname may also have derived from the Old English cud, meaning "famous," with the aforementioned "ric."

Gutteridge Early Origins



The surname Gutteridge was first found in Yorkshire, 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. The earliest mention of the name was in 1066, as recorded in the Domesday Book.

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Gutteridge Spelling Variations


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Gutteridge Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Gutteridge have been found, including Goodrich, Gooderidge, Goodrick, Goodricke, Goodridge, Goderich, Godriche, Godric, Godrige, Goderidge, Goodreed, Goodreid, Gutteridge, Guteridge, Guttridge, Gutridge and many more.

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Gutteridge Early History


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Gutteridge Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gutteridge research. Another 291 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1199, 1221, 1279, 1341, 1666, 1682, 1621, 1673, 1659 and 1673 are included under the topic Early Gutteridge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gutteridge Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gutteridge Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the family at this time include Sir Henry Goodrich of Ribstone Hall, an Envoy Extraordinary to the King of Spain in 1682; Francis Goodricke (1621-1673)...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gutteridge Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Gutteridge, or a variant listed above:

Gutteridge Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Gutteridge, who arrived in Watertown in 1636
  • John Gutteridge, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1642
  • John Gutteridge, who landed in Virginia in 1665
  • Henry Gutteridge, who settled in Maryland in 1673
  • Henry Gutteridge, who arrived in Maryland in 1673
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Gutteridge Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Wm. Gutteridge, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States from Crewe, in 1892

Gutteridge Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • John Gutteridge, aged 59, who settled in America, in 1903
  • Edgar Gutteridge, aged 5, who landed in America from Leeds, in 1906
  • Elsie M Gutteridge, aged 16, who landed in America from West Croydon, in 1907
  • Ernest Gutteridge, aged 21, who settled in America from West Croydon, in 1907
  • Bertha M Gutteridge, aged 18, who landed in America from West Croydon, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Gutteridge Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Mary K. Gutteridge, aged 50, who emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1915

Gutteridge Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Gutteridge arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Calphurnia" in 1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gutteridge (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gutteridge (post 1700)



  • Donald Joseph Gutteridge (1912-2008), former Major League Baseball second and third baseman, coach and manager
  • Lucy Karima Gutteridge (b. 1956), English actress
  • Reg Gutteridge OBE (1924-2009), English boxing journalist and television commentator
  • Alan Gordon Gutteridge (1892-1942), Australian civil engineer and a founder of Gutteridge Haskins & Davey
  • Bernard Gutteridge (1916-1985), British poet

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    11. ...

    The Gutteridge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gutteridge 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.

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