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Hoddersell History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The ancestry of the name Hoddersell dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the township of Hothersall, which is loacted near Preston in the parish of Ribchester in Lancashire.

Early Origins of the Hoddersell family


The surname Hoddersell was first found in Lancashire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Hoddersell family


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Hoddersell 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 Hoddersell have been found, including Hothersall, Hothersal, Hothersell, Hodersall and many more.

Early Notables of the Hoddersell family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Hoddersell family to the New World and Oceana


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 Hoddersell, or a variant listed above: Thomas Hothersall, who sailed to Virginia in 1621; and Henry Hothersall to Philadelphia in 1855.

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