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Satterwayte History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Satterwayte is a name whose history is connected to the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Satterwayte family once lived in the ancient chapelry of Satterthwaite found near Hawkeshead in Lancashire. This surname was originally derived from the Old English elements soetr meaning shield and pveit meaning pasture. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)


Early Origins of the Satterwayte family


The surname Satterwayte was first found in Cumbria at Satterthwaite, historically in Lancashire. The village dates back to at least 1336 when it was listed as Sterthwayt. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Early History of the Satterwayte family


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Satterwayte Spelling Variations


Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Satterwayte family name include Satterthwaite, Satherthwaite, Satterthwater and many more.

Early Notables of the Satterwayte family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Satterwayte family to the New World and Oceana


For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Satterwayte surname or a spelling variation of the name include: James Satterthwaite settled in New Jersey in 1678.

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  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

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