Saide History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Anglo-Saxon name Saide comes from when its first bearer worked as a person who made saddles. Saide is an occupational surname, which belongs to the category of hereditary surnames. Nicknames form a broad and miscellaneous class of surnames, and can refer directly or indirectly to one's personality, physical attributes, mannerisms, or even their habits of dress. The surname Saide comes from the Old English and Old German word sadel, which was an occupational name for a maker of saddles.

Early Origins of the Saide family

The surname Saide was first found in Wiltshire where they held a family seat from early times at Everley.

"This place, at the time of the heptarchy, was the residence of Ina, King of the West Saxons; it subsequently belonged for many generations to the Plantagenets, dukes of Lancaster. The manor was granted by Edward VI., in the first year of his reign, to Edward, Duke of Somerset, Protector, after whose attainder, reverting to the crown, it was given by Queen Elizabeth to Sir Ralph Sadlier, Knt., the royal falconer, whose son and successor had the honour of entertaining James I. at the manor-house, on the 31st of August, 1603." [1]

Early History of the Saide family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Saide research. Another 90 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1354, 1507, 1587, 1620, 1672, 1615, 1674, 1649, 1660, 1656, 1719, 1565, 1615, 1674, 1604, 1681, 1621, 1630, 1680, 1775 and 1851 are included under the topic Early Saide History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Saide Spelling Variations

Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Saide include Sadler, Sadlar, Sadleigh, Sadlier, Sadleir and many more.

Early Notables of the Saide family (pre 1700)

Notables of this surname at this time include: The Right Honourable Sir Ralph Sadler, PC, Knight banneret, (1507-1587), who served as a Secretary of State for King Henry VIII; Sir Edwyn Sadlier, 1st Baronet (c. 1620-1672); John Sadler of Warmwell (1615-1674), an English lawyer, academic, Member of Parliament, Town Clerk of London (1649 to 1660); and Sir Edwin Sadlier, 2nd Baronet (c. 1656-1719) of Temple Dinsey in the County of Hertford. John Sadler (died 1565)...
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Ireland Migration of the Saide family to Ireland

Some of the Saide family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Saide family

Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Saide or a variant listed above: George Sadler settled in Virginia in 1652 along with Elizabeth, Dorothy, and John; Anthony Sadler settled in New England in 1638; Edmund Sadler settled in Virginia in 1640.

Contemporary Notables of the name Saide (post 1700) +

  • Sam A. Saide, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1964 [2]

The Saide Motto +

The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Servire Deo sapere
Motto Translation: To serve God is to be wise

  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from on Facebook
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