as Lords of the Manor. The family name was first referenced in the year 1272 when Thomas Attree held estates in that shire. But many of the family were also found in
. The name is derived from the expression "At-the-Tree."
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The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations
are common among early Anglo-Saxon
names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Hatry has been recorded under many different variations, including Attree, Attry, Attrie, Attry, Atree, Atry, Atrye, Attrye, Hattry, Hatry and many more.
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England
made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Hatry or a variant listed above:
Hatry Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- August Hatry, who was naturalized in Mississippi in 1879
- Julius Hatry, who was naturalized in Indiana between 1882 and 1886