The name Muddeman originated with the Anglo-Saxon
tribes that once ruled Britain. It is derived from Michaelmas
, derived from the season or day that the child was born.
Early Origins of the Muddeman family
The surname Muddeman was first found in Lincolnshire
where they held a family seat
at Middlemarsh, some say before the Norman Conquest
in 1066, but like most Anglo Saxon families they soon found the oppression of the Norman intolerable, and moved north to Scotland
where they obtained lands from a grant from the King of Scotland
and became tenants of the Abbey of Kelso.
Early History of the Muddeman family
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Muddeman Spelling Variations
One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations
under which the name Muddeman has appeared include Middlemass, Middlemas, Middlemaist, Middlemiss and many more.
Early Notables of the Muddeman family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Muddeman family to Ireland
Some of the Muddeman family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Muddeman family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Muddeman Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Elizabeth Muddeman, aged 33, a servant, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Stately" in 1851