The name Jetson is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of the Britain and comes from the names Judd
which are pet forms of the personal name Jordan.
These names are derived from Jurd,
a common abbreviation of Jordan,
and feature the common interchange of voiced and voiceless final consonants.
Early Origins of the Jetson family
The surname Jetson was first found in Hertfordshire
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 Jetson family
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Jetson 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. Jetson has been spelled many different ways, including Judd, Judson and others.
Early Notables of the Jetson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Jetson family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Jetson Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Mr. William Jetson U.E., "Judson" who settled in Canada c. 1784 CITATION[CLOSE]
Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
Jetson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Nora Jetson, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Wairoa" in 1881