The surname Marmaduke was first found in Lincolnshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Norman influence of English history dominated after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. The family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.
Important Dates for the Marmaduke family
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Marmaduke Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Marmaduke, Marmaduc, Marmabell, Marmeduke and others.
Early Notables of the Marmaduke family (pre 1700)
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Marmaduke migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Marmaduke Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Richard Marmaduke, who landed in Virginia in 1638 
William Marmaduke, who landed in Virginia in 1662 
Jacob Marmaduke, who arrived in Virginia in 1663 
Robert Marmaduke, who arrived in Maryland in 1671 
Contemporary Notables of the name Marmaduke (post 1700)
Meredith Miles Marmaduke (1791-1864), American Democrat politician, Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1840-44; Governor of Missouri, 1844; Delegate to Missouri State Constitutional Convention 26th District, 1845-46, father of John S. Marmaduke
John Sappington Marmaduke (1833-1887), American Confederate major general during the American Civil War and Democrat politician, 25th Governor of Missouri (1885-1887)
William Marmaduke Stourton (1895-1965), 22nd Baron Stourton, English peer
William Marmaduke Kavanaugh (1866-1915), American politician, United States Senator from Arkansas in 1913
Douglas Marmaduke Caston (1917-1996), Canadian newspaper publisher and politician, Member of Parliament Jasper-Edson (1967–1968)
Alfred Marmaduke Hobby (1836-1881), Texas merchant, politician
William Marmaduke Kavanaugh (1866-1915), American Democrat politician, Member of Democratic National Committee from Arkansas, 1912; U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1913 
Marmaduke Wyvill (1815-1896), leading English chess master and Liberal Party politician
Marmaduke D'Arcy Wyvill (1849-1918), British Conservative Party politician
Marmaduke Wyvill (1791-1872), English Whig politician, the eldest son of Christopher Wyvill
^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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