personal name, Odierne, or Hodierne.
Early Origins of the Odiorne family
Devon where Robert filius Odiern was on record in the Pipe Rolls in 1197.
Early History of the Odiorne family
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Odiorne Spelling Variations
A multitude of spelling variations characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Odyearne, Odiorne and others.
Early Notables of the Odiorne family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Odiorne family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families left England, to avoid the chaos of their homeland and migrated to the many British colonies abroad. Although the conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and some travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute, once in the colonies, many of the families prospered and made valuable contributions to the cultures of what would become the United States and Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Odiorne or a variant listed above:
Odiorne Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Odiorne (post 1700)
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