nickname for Ethelberga daughter of Ethelbert, king of Kent. CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3) Some sources suggest that its origins are quite distinct from the Old English roots of Tate.
Early Origins of the Taite family
Berwickshire an ancient county of Scotland, presently part of the Scottish Borders Council Area, located in the eastern part of the Borders Region of Scotland, where they held a family seat from early times. One of the first records of the name was Thomas dictus Tayt in 1329 who was listed as having a debt to the king at that time. There are several recorded instances of payments to a John Tayt, clerk of the hospital of Montrose, between 1362-70. Alexander Tayt was burgess of Edinburgh in 1381. Adam Tayte had a safe conduct to travel in England in 1424. CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
Early History of the Taite family
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Taite Spelling Variations
spelling variations among names that evolved in that era. Taite has been spelled Tait, Tate, Tayte, Taite and others.
Early Notables of the Taite family (pre 1700)
County Cavan, Ireland, sometimes known as Faithful Tate or Faithfull Teate; and...
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Migration of the Taite family to Ireland
Some of the Taite family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Taite family to the New World and Oceana
Most of the Boernician-Scottish families who came to North America settled on the eastern seaboard of what would become the United States and Canada. Families who wanted a new order stayed south in the War of Independence, while those who were still loyal to the crown went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. In the 20th century, the ancestors of these families have gone on to rediscover their heritage through Clan societies and other patriotic Scottish organizations. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Taite or a variant listed above:
Taite Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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