Threadgill History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Threadgill family

The surname Threadgill was first found in Cumberland, where they held a family seat as Lords of the manor of Threlkeld.

Today, Threlkeld is a village and civil parish in Cumbria, east of Keswick. The Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum is now located there attesting to the long history of mining in the area.

Early History of the Threadgill family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Threadgill research. Another 64 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1360, 1676, 1728, 1698 and 1727 are included under the topic Early Threadgill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Threadgill Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Threlkeld, Threlkelde, Thralkelde, Thrailkill and many more.

Early Notables of the Threadgill family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family at this time was Caleb Threlkeld (1676-1728), an Irish botanist, dissenting cleric and physician. Born at Keibergh in the parish of Kirk Oswald, Cumberland, he graduated M.A. in the University of Glasgow in 1698, and soon afterwards became a nonconformist preacher. He made botanical expeditions in every part of the neighbourhood of Dublin, into co. Wicklow, co. Meath...
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Threadgill Ranking

In the United States, the name Threadgill is the 9,177th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Threadgill migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Threadgill Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Harold Threadgill, aged 23, who immigrated to the United States from Born, US, in 1912
  • J. H. Threadgill, aged 24, who landed in America, in 1919

Contemporary Notables of the name Threadgill (post 1700) +

  • Bruce Craig Threadgill (b. 1956), American NFL and CFL quarterback
  • Henry Threadgill (b. 1944), American composer, saxophonist and flautist


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm


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