Cornwall. As such, it is classed as a habitation surname denoting someone who came from Trevithick.
Early Origins of the Treveteck family
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.
Early History of the Treveteck family
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Treveteck Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Trevithick, Trevethick, Trevetheck, Trevethick and others.
Early Notables of the Treveteck family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Treveteck family to the New World and Oceana
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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