Householder History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Householder is rooted in the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. It was originally a name for someone who worked as a person employed "at the house"; in most cases, this was a religious house or convent. The surname Householder is derived from the Old English word hus, which means house. In some cases, the name Householder may be af form of the surname Howes.

Early Origins of the Householder family

The surname Householder was first found in Berkshire, where the family held a family seat from ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Important Dates for the Householder family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Householder research. Another 97 words (7 lines of text) covering the year 1718 is included under the topic Early Householder History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Householder Spelling Variations

It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Householder 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 Householder include House, Howse, Howes, Hoose, Hows, Houser, Hooser and others.

Early Notables of the Householder family (pre 1700)

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Householder migration to the United States

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 Householder or a variant listed above:

Householder Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Lawrence Householder, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1760 [1]
  • George Householder, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1762 [1]
Householder Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • L. Householder, aged 50, who landed in America, in 1892
Householder Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • James Householder, aged 40, who landed in America from Liverpool, in 1903
  • James R. Householder, aged 40, who immigrated to America from Liverpool, in 1904
  • John Householder, aged 45, who landed in America from Liverpool, in 1905
  • Joseph Householder, aged 16, who immigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Mabel Householder, aged 40, who settled in America, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Householder (post 1700)

  • Charles F. Householder (1856-1908), American professional baseball player
  • Edward H. Householder (1869-1924), American outfielder in Major League Baseball
  • Charles W. Householder (1854-1913), American Major League Baseball player
  • Paul Wesley Householder (b. 1958), retired American Major League Baseball outfielder
  • Larry Householder, American politician of the Republican party
  • Ronny Householder (1908-1972), American race car driver, car designer, engineer, builder and one of the main members of Chrysler during the 1950's and 1960's
  • Alston Scott Householder (1904-1993), American mathematician and past president of the American Mathematical Society
  • Harry Householder, American Republican politician, Chair of Audrain County Republican Party, 1925-30; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1932 [2]
  • George W. Householder, American Republican politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate, 1864-66 [2]
  • Frank A. Householder, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Oakmont, Pennsylvania, 1926-32 [2]
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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