Early Origins of the Rightington family
The surname Rightington 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 Rightington family
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Rightington 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 Rightington family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rightington family to Ireland
Some of the Rightington family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Rightington 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..