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The Trevetheck 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.

Trevetheck Early Origins



The surname Trevetheck 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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Trevetheck Spelling Variations


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Trevetheck Spelling Variations



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

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Trevetheck Early History


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Trevetheck Early History



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

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Trevetheck Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Trevetheck Early Notables (pre 1700)



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



    Other References

    1. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    11. ...

    The Trevetheck Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Trevetheck 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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