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Hetherige History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Hetherige has a rich and ancient history. It is an Anglo-Saxon name that was originally derived from the name Aldrich. The surname Hetherige originally derived from the Old English word aeoelric, which later became the name Aldrich.

Early Origins of the Hetherige family


The surname Hetherige was first found in Berkshire, 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.

Early History of the Hetherige family


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Hetherige Spelling Variations


Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Hetherige include Etheridge, Etheredge, Etherege, Etherige, Ettridge, Etridge, Attridge and many more.

Early Notables of the Hetherige family (pre 1700)


Notables of the family at this time include Sir James Etheridge; George Etherege or Ethrygg (in Latin Edrycus) ( fl. 1588), an English classical scholar and physician; and Sir George Etherege (c.1636-1692), born in Maidenhead...
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Migration of the Hetherige family to the New World and Oceana


A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: Henry Etheridge who settled in Virginia in 1654; Sarah Etheridge who settled in New England in 1773; Thomas Etheridge settled in Maryland in 1722. From these settlers was descended the distinguished family of the U.S.A. as recorded in Burke's..

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