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Multiple Origins for the Surname Treat


English


Treat is a name of ancient Norman origin. It arrived in England with the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Treat family lived in Yorkshire, at Treeton.

Treat Early Origins



The surname Treat was first found in Yorkshire where Richard of Treeton (Turton) held that village consisting of a church and a mill from the Count of Mortain at the time of the taking of the Domesday Book.

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Treat Spelling Variations


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Treat Spelling Variations



Endless spelling variations are a prevailing characteristic of Norman surnames. Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules, and the introduction of Norman French added an unfamiliar ingredient to the English linguistic stew. French and Latin, the languages of the court, also influenced spellings. Finally, Medieval scribes generally spelled words according to how they sounded, so one person was often referred to by different spellings in different documents. The name has been spelled Turton, Treeton, Treton and others.

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Treat Early History


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Treat Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Treat research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1584, 1669, 1662, 1622, 1710, 1683 and 1698 are included under the topic Early Treat History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Treat Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Treat Early Notables (pre 1700)



Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Sir John Turton, Judge of the King's Bench who opposed King Charles I; Richard Treat (or Trott) (1584-1669), an early settler in New...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Treat Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



To escape the political and religious persecution within England at the time, many English families left for the various British colonies abroad. The voyage was extremely difficult, though, and the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving. But for those who made it, the trip was most often worth it. Many of the families who arrived went on to make valuable contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families reveals a number of immigrants bearing the name Treat or a variant listed above:

Treat Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Treat, who landed in Watertown, Massachusetts in 1635
  • Robert Treat, who arrived in New Haven, Conn in 1659
  • Samuel Treat, who landed in New England in 1669

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Contemporary Notables of the name Treat (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Treat (post 1700)



  • John Whittier Treat, American Professor of East Asian Languages and Literature at Yale University
  • Casey Treat (b. 1955), American pastor, teleevanglist, author and motivational speaker
  • Charles Herbert "Herb" Treat (1900-1947), American football player
  • Lawrence Treat (1903-1998), American mystery writer
  • Samuel H. Treat (1815-1902), United States federal judge
  • Roger Treat (1906-1969), American sportswriter and author
  • Richard Treat (1584-1669), early American New England settler and a Patentee of the Royal Charter of Connecticut
  • Robert Treat (1622-1710), American colonial leader, militia officer and governor of Connecticut

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    10. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    11. ...

    The Treat Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Treat Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:16.

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