Early Origins of the Ride family
The surname Ride was first found in the West Riding of Yorkshire
at Ryther, a parish, partly in the Upper, but chiefly in the Lower, division of the wapentake
of Barkstone-Ash. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
The surname was also an occupational name for "a rider, trooper." CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6) Another source explores the occupation more: "a forest officer, being mounted, and having the supervision of a large district." CITATION[CLOSE]
Arthur, William , An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. London: 1857. Print
As far as early entries of the family, here are a few of them with various early spellings as listed in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273: Roger le Ridere in Cambridgeshire; Stephen le Ridere and Adam le Rydere in Huntingdonshire. CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
Kirby's Quest listed Nicholas le Ridere in Somerset, 1 Edward III (during the first year's reign of King Edward III.) CITATION[CLOSE]
Dickinson, F.H., Kirby's Quest for Somerset of 16th of Edward the 3rd London: Harrison and Sons, Printers in Ordinary to Her Majesty, St, Martin's Lane, 1889. Print. John le Rider was listed a Freeman or York, 2 Edward III.
Early History of the Ride family
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Ride Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Ride family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ride family to Ireland
Some of the Ride family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Ride family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Ride Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- William Ride, who arrived in Maryland in 1665 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)
Contemporary Notables of the name Ride (post 1700)
- Sally Kristen Ride (1951-2012), American physicist and a former NASA astronaut, first American woman in space