England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Theart family lived in Devon, near the river Dart, from which the surname derives.
Early Origins of the Theart family
Devon where they held a family seat from very early times.
Early History of the Theart family
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Theart Spelling Variations
spelling variations characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Dart, Darte, Darth and others.
Early Notables of the Theart family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Theart family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families left England, to avoid the chaos of their homeland and migrated to the many British colonies abroad. Although the conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and some travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute, once in the colonies, many of the families prospered and made valuable contributions to the cultures of what would become the United States and Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Theart or a variant listed above:
Theart Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Theart (post 1700)
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