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Rettington History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Rettington family


The surname Rettington was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Wrightenton. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century at Wrightington.

Early History of the Rettington family


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Rettington Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Ridington, Riddington, Rightington, Wrightington, Wrightenton, Writington, Writttington, Ritington, Rittington, Redington, Reddington, Rettington and many more.

Early Notables of the Rettington family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Rettington family to Ireland


Some of the Rettington family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Rettington family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 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..

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