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The name Iredale is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when the family lived in an area that was referred to as Airedale, which refers to those who lived in the valley of the river Aire found in the counties of Yorkshire and Cumberland.

Iredale Early Origins



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

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Iredale Spelling Variations


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Iredale 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 Iredale 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. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name Iredale include: Ardall, Ardoll, Airedale, Irdale, Iredale and many more.

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Iredale Early History


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Iredale Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Iredale research. Another 234 words (17 lines of text) covering the year 1753 is included under the topic Early Iredale History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Iredale Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Iredale Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Iredale Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Iredale Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Abraham Iredale, an United Empire Loyalist, Lieutenant of Guides and Pioneers, fled to Canada as a result to the American Revolution

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Contemporary Notables of the name Iredale (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Iredale (post 1700)



  • Tom Iredale (1880-1972), English-born, Australian ornithologist and malacologist
  • Timothy Iredale (b. 1972), British television journalist, Political Editor for the BBC in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire
  • Francis Adams Iredale (1867-1926), Australian Test cricketer who played 14 Tests
  • Randle W Iredale, prominent Canadian architect

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Iredale Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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    The Iredale Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Iredale Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 21 July 2015 at 20:39.

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