Origins Available: English, Scottish
personal name "Keterych."
Early Origins of the Kitteridge family
Essex, where the first on record were Adam and Roger Keterych, both listed in the Feet of Fines for Essex.
Early History of the Kitteridge family
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Kitteridge Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Kitteridge family name include Kittredge, Kittridge, Kitteridge, Kettredge, Ketteridge and many more.
Early Notables of the Kitteridge family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kitteridge family to Ireland
Some of the Kitteridge family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Kitteridge family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Kitteridge surname or a spelling variation of the name include:
Kitteridge Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
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