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The English family name Ketteredge comes from the Middle English personal name "Keterych."

Ketteredge Early Origins



The surname Ketteredge was first found in Essex, where the first on record were Adam and Roger Keterych, both listed in the Feet of Fines for Essex.

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Ketteredge Spelling Variations


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Ketteredge 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 Ketteredge have been found, including Kittredge, Kittridge, Kitteridge, Kettredge, Ketteridge and many more.

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Ketteredge Early History


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Ketteredge Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ketteredge research. Another 33 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1524 and 1593 are included under the topic Early Ketteredge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ketteredge Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ketteredge Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Ketteredge In Ireland


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Ketteredge In Ireland



Some of the Ketteredge family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 55 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



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 Ketteredge, or a variant listed above: Dr. John Kittredge (b. 1620), who arrived in America in 1660; G. B. Kitteredge, who arrived in San Francisco in 1852; F. M. Kitterage, who was on record in San Francisco in 1857.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    2. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    5. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    11. ...

    The Ketteredge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ketteredge 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 26 July 2011 at 15:24.

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