The founding heritage of the Horseent family is in the Anglo-Saxon
culture that once dominated in Britain. The name Horseent comes from when one of the family worked as a mounted warrior, rider, groom, or horse-dealer. The surname Horseent is derived from the Old English words hors,
which means horse,
which means man
Early Origins of the Horseent family
The surname Horseent was first found in Buckinghamshire
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 Horseent family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Horseent research.Another 179 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1292, 1536, 1610, 1593, 1597, 1601 and 1604 are included under the topic Early Horseent History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Horseent Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred
years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Horseent has been spelled many different ways, including Horsman, Horseman and others.
Early Notables of the Horseent family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Horseent family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Horseents to arrive in North America: Christopher Horsman settled in Fort Cumberland
Nova Scotia in 1775; Marmaduke Horsman settled in New Jersey in 1677.