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The Treveteck surname comes from one of the numerous places so named in Cornwall. As such, it is classed as a habitation surname denoting someone who came from Trevithick.

Treveteck Early Origins



The surname Treveteck was first found in Cornwall where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Trevithick in St Columb Major and Minor. Cornwall was a land set apart, a land of mystique and quaint customs, more strongly related to Brittany and Wales than to England. It was not until the 10th century that they submitted to the Saxon rule of England. Since then, their influence has moved east into Devon, Somerset and Dorset.

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Treveteck Spelling Variations


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Treveteck Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Trevithick, Trevethick, Trevetheck, Trevethick and others.

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Treveteck Early History


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Treveteck Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Treveteck research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1359, 1642, 1674, 1668, 1700 and 1788 are included under the topic Early Treveteck History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Treveteck Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Treveteck Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Treveteck 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Trevithick, and William Trevithick who were recorded in the census of Ontario, Canada in 1871; Wm. Trevitheck, who came to Detroit in 1866; and James Trevithick, who arrived in Colorado in 1889..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    6. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    9. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    10. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
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    The Treveteck Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Treveteck 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 24 October 2014 at 07:59.

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