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Early Origins of the Quadring family


The surname Quadring was first found in Lincolnshire at Quadring, a small village and civil parish in the South Holland district and includes the hamlet of Eaudyke [Quadring Eaudike.] [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
The earliest record of the local is Quedhaveringe [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
which appears in the Domesday Book of 1086. Literally the place name means "muddy settlement of the family or followers of a man called Haefer," having derived from the Old English "cwead" + the Old English personal name + "-ingas." [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
The surname is descended from the tenant of the lands of Quadring, held by the under-tenant of Count Alan of Brittany. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)

Early History of the Quadring family


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Quadring Spelling Variations


Since the Old and Middle English languages lacked definite spelling rules, Breton surnames have many spelling variations. Latin and French, which were the official court languages, were also influential on the spelling of surnames. The spelling of surnames was rarely consistent in medieval times, and scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded rather than adhering to any specific spelling rules. Therefore, it was common to find the same individual referred to with different spellings of their surname in the ancient chronicles. Moreover, a large number of foreign names were brought into England after the Norman Conquest, which accelerated and accentuated the alterations to the spelling of various surnames. The name has been spelled Quadring, Quadringe, Quadering, Quodring and others.

Early Notables of the Quadring family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Quadring family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America carried the name Quadring, or a variant listed above: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

Contemporary Notables of the name Quadring (post 1700)


  • Gabriel Quadring, British Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge about 1691

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Citations


  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  3. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

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