Anglo-Saxon name. The name was originally given to a guard or watchman. Interestingly, the name Werdon was originally from the Anglo-French word wardein, meaning guardian.
Early Origins of the Werdon family
Hertfordshire where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Werdon family
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Werdon Spelling Variations
spelling variations under which the name Werdon has appeared include Warden, Wardan, Werden and others.
Early Notables of the Werdon family (pre 1700)
Baronet Cholmeaton in the County of Chester (1640-1716), an English barrister, judge, politician, and diplomat. Born in Cholmeaton, he was the eldest son of...
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Migration of the Werdon family to Ireland
Some of the Werdon family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Werdon family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Werdon Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
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