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Wilders Early Origins



The surname Wilders 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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Wilders Spelling Variations


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Wilders Spelling Variations



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

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Wilders Early History


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Wilders Early History



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

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Wilders Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wilders Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wilders 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: Roger Wilder, passenger on the "Mayflower" which arrived in Plymouth in 1620; Thomas and Martha, and their daughter Mary Wilder who settled in Charlestown, Mass in 1638. They were from Shiplake in Oxfordshire..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wilders (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wilders (post 1700)



  • Geert Wilders (b. 1963), Dutch politician, founder and leader of the Party for Freedom

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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    5. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
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    The Wilders Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wilders 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 February 2014 at 15:12.

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