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Liddle Early Origins



The surname Liddle was first found in Roxburghshire, where "this surname is derived from a geographical locality. 'of the Liddel.'" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
"The family, in which there have been two peerages, were found among the merchants of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, some two centuries and a half since. The name seems to have been derived from the Liddel, a river of Roxburghshire." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
"For the last two centuries the Liddells have frequently filled the offices of High Sheriff of the county and of mayor of Newcastle." [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.
"There is, however, an old manor of Liddel in Cumberland from which the name may also have been derived. Persons named Lidel or Lidale appear in various records of the reigns of David II, Robert II, and Robert III, and James I, but none of them seem to have had lands in Liddesdale." [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
One of the first records of the name was Richard de Lidel, who witnessed a charter of the church of Largs between 1202 and 1234. Later, Galfridus Liddal was listed in Roxburghshire in 1266.

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Liddle Spelling Variations


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Liddle Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Liddell, Liddel, Liddall, Liddle and others.

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Liddle Early History


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Liddle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Liddle research. Another 166 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1202, 1300 and 1400 are included under the topic Early Liddle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Liddle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Liddle Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Liddle In Ireland


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Liddle In Ireland



Some of the Liddle family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 166 words (12 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


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Liddle Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Liddle settled in Virginia in 1650
  • Tho Liddle, who landed in Virginia in 1650

Liddle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Liddle, aged 15, landed in Georgia in 1775

Liddle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Liddle, who arrived in New York in 1812
  • Alexander Liddle, who landed in New York in 1812
  • Thomas Liddle, who arrived in New York in 1812
  • Robert Liddle, who landed in New York in 1812
  • William Liddle, who arrived in Indiana in 1832
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Liddle Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Hugh Liddle, English convict from Halifax, who was transported aboard the "Anson" on September 23, 1843, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia
  • William Liddle, Scottish Convict from Scotland, who was transported aboard the "Aboukir" on December 24, 1851, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia
  • Thomas Liddle, aged 19, arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Reliance"
  • Margaret Liddle, aged 34, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Amazon"
  • John Liddle, aged 6, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Amazon"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Liddle Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mark Liddle arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Woodlark" in 1873
  • John Robert Liddle arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Woodlark" in 1873
  • John Liddle arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Wanganui" in 1882
  • Elizabeth Liddle arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Wanganui" in 1882
  • Margaret Liddle arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Wanganui" in 1882
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Liddle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Liddle (post 1700)



  • Steven Michael "Steve" Liddle (b. 1959), American Major League Baseball bench coach
  • Don Liddle (1925-2000), American Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher
  • Andrew R. Liddle (b. 1965), English professor of astrophysics at the University of Sussex, Brighton
  • Jeremy "Krikit" Liddle, Canadian bass guitarist of pop punk band Faber Drive
  • James Frederick "Fred" Liddle (b. 1904), English professional association football
  • Craig Liddle (b. 1971), English former footballer
  • Christopher Liddle (b. 1984), English cricket player
  • Gary Liddle (b. 1986), English footballer
  • Roger John Liddle (b. 1947), Baron Liddle, British political adviser
  • Roderick E. L. "Rod" Liddle (b. 1960), British journalist, former editor of BBC Radio 4 's Today program

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Liddle Historic Events


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Liddle Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Harold Liddle (b. 1919), English Leading Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from Sunderland, County Durham, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Hinc odor et sanitas
Motto Translation: Hence fragrance and health.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  3. ^ Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.
  4. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

Other References

  1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  2. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  4. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  6. 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).
  7. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
  8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  9. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
  10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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The Liddle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Liddle 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 31 August 2016 at 12:45.

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