Early Origins of the Totteridge family
The surname Totteridge was first found in Selkirk, where they held a family seat
. The history of the family followed the same pattern as many of the Norman families who moved north in 1137 after the Barons revolt against King Stephen in England
. Adam, son of Henry of Totherigg rendered homage to King Edward 1st of England
at Berwick after his brief conquest of Scotland
in 1296. It was the Norman custom for the second son of a landed family to adopt the name of his estates as his surname.
Early History of the Totteridge family
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Totteridge Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Todrick, Toddrick, Toderick, Totherigg, Totheridge, Totherick, Toddryk, Tochrick, Toddryck and many more.
Early Notables of the Totteridge family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Totteridge family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andrew Todrick who landed in North America in 1756.