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Multiple Origins for the Surname Wilder


English


Wilder Early Origins



The surname Wilder was first found in Berkshire where they held a family seat in ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Wilder Spelling Variations


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Wilder Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wilder, Wylder, Wilde and others.

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Wilder Early History


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Wilder Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wilder research. Another 256 words (18 lines of text) covering the year 1450 is included under the topic Early Wilder History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wilder Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wilder Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wilder 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 were:

Wilder Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Roger Wilder, passenger on the "Mayflower" which arrived in Plymouth in 1620
  • Roger Wilder, who landed in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Martha Wilder, who arrived in New England in 1638 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Thomas and Martha, and their daughter Mary Wilder who, who settled in Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1638
  • Solomon Wilder, who arrived in Maryland in 1660 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Wilder Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Martin Wilder, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1727 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Hans Martin Wilder, who setted in Philadelphia in 1727
  • Hans Adam Wilder, who setted in Philadelphia in 1727

Wilder Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Conrad Wilder, who arrived in New York in 1830 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jesse Wilder, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Julius Wilder, aged 33, who landed in Alabama in 1858 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Gotleib Wilhelm Wilder, who setted in Philadelphia in 1860

Wilder Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Wilder, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1749-1752

Wilder Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Hiram Wilder, who arrived in Canada in 1830
  • Nathaniel Wilder, who landed in Canada in 1836
  • Rupert Wilder, who landed in Canada in 1836
  • Palmer Billings Wilder, who arrived in Canada in 1839

Wilder Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Rosina Wilder, aged 24, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Jacob Wilder, aged 25, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Helena Wilder, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902

Wilder Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Richard Wilder, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Condor" in 1851 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CONDOR 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Condor.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wilder (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wilder (post 1700)



  • Thornton Niven Wilder (1897-1975), American playwright and novelist awarded the 1927 Pulitzer Prize for Novel and the 1938 and 1942 Pulitzer Prizes for Drama, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Gene Wilder (1933-2016), born Jerome Silberman, American two-time Academy Award nominated actor, best known for his work on Young Frankenstein (1974), Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) and Blazing Saddles (1974)
  • Burt Green Wilder (1841-1925), American comparative anatomist
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867-1957), American writer, most notably the author of the Little House on the Prairie books of children's novels
  • Deontay Leshun Wilder (b. 1985), American heavyweight boxer with a knockout ratio of 96.9%
  • Effie Leland Wilder (1909-2007), American homemaker and author, known for her first book, Out to Pasture which was published when she was 85 years old
  • Raymond Louis Wilder (1896-1982), American mathematician who specialized in topology, President of the American Mathematical Society (1955-1956), President of the Mathematical Association of America (1965-1966)
  • Michael Wilder (b. 1962), American chess grandmaster, United States Chess Champion in 1988
  • James Wilder (b. 1958), American former football running back who played from 1981 to 1990
  • John T. Wilder (1830-1917), American Civil War general in the Union Army
  • ... (Another 45 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Wilder


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Suggested Readings for the name Wilder



  • The Descendants of Harvey Wilder and His Ancestors to 1485 in England by Justin E. Wilder.
  • Lucy Jane Wilder: Kith and Kin by Jessye Ann High.
  • The Book of Wilders (Revised) by Edwin M. Wilder.

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Virtuti maenia cevant
Motto Translation: Let walls yield to valour.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CONDOR 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Condor.htm

Other References

  1. 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.
  2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  4. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  7. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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The Wilder Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wilder 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 March 2017 at 23:58.

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