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 Tatman 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 Tatman family
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Tatman Spelling Variations
hundred years, spelling, particularly of names, was a largely intuitive matter. Consequently, many spelling variations occur in even the simplest names from the Middle Ages. Tatman has been spelled Tait, Tate, Tayte, Taite and others.
Early Notables of the Tatman family (pre 1700)
County Cavan, Ireland, sometimes known as Faithful Tate or Faithfull Teate; and...
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Migration of the Tatman family to Ireland
Some of the Tatman family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Tatman family to the New World and Oceana
The east coasts of the United States and Canada are still populated by many of the descendents of the Boernician-Scottish families who made that great crossing. They distributed themselves evenly when they first arrived, but at the time of the War of Independence those who remained loyal to England went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. This century, many of their ancestors have recovered their past heritage through highland games and other Scottish functions in North America. Many of these hardy settlers went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Investigation of the origins of family names on the North American continent has revealed that many immigrants bearing the name Tatman or a variant listed above:
Tatman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Tatman (post 1700)
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