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Early Origins of the Sudden family


The surname Sudden was first found in the West Riding of Yorkshire at Sugden, "some small spot, which I have failed to identify." [1]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)
One of the earliest records of the name was William de Sugden who was listed in the Feet of Fines of Yorkshire in 1362. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
Another source claims that the name was originally from Sussex. The Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls of 1379 list Robertus de Sugden; Willelmus Sugden; and Robertus de Sugdeyn. [1]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)

Early History of the Sudden family


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Sudden Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Sugden, Suggden, Sudgen, Sugdene and others.

Early Notables of the Sudden family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Sudden family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sudden Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Elizabeth Sudden, who arrived in Maryland or Virginia in 1671 [3]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)

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Citations


  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  3. ^ 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)

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