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Early Origins of the Scatchard family

The surname Scatchard was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. 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 when they held estates in that shire.

Early History of the Scatchard family

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Scatchard Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Scatchard, Scatcherd, Scratcher, Scratchard and others.

Early Notables of the Scatchard family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Scatchard 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..

Contemporary Notables of the name Scatchard (post 1700)

  • George Scatchard (1892-1973), American chemist, noted for developing the Scatchard equation
  • Vice Admiral Jack Percival Scatchard CB, DSC & Two Bars (1910-2001), English senior officer in the Royal Navy, Flag Officer Second-in-Command of the Far East Fleet
  • Dave Scatchard (b. 1976), retired Canadian professional NHL ice hockey centre who played from 1996 to 2011

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