Anglo-Saxon England, the ancestors of the Heading surname lived in the parish of Headon, which is in the diocese of Southwell in Nottinghamshire, or in the parish of Hedon, which is in the diocese of York in Yorkshire. The surname Heading belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Heading family
Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire, where evidence suggests they held a family seat before the Norman Conquest.
Early History of the Heading family
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Heading Spelling Variations
hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Heading are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Heading include: Heading, Headen, Headon, Hedding, Heddon, Hedon, Hedin, Hedden and many more.
Early Notables of the Heading family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Heading family to Ireland
Some of the Heading family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Heading family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Heading or a variant listed above:
Heading Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Heading Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Heading Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Heading (post 1700)
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