Wodehad History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Wodehad family
The surname Wodehad was first found in West Yorkshire
likely at Burley Woodhead, a hamlet now in the City of Bradford. Little is known of the origin of the hamlet other than it probably dates back to about c. 1200 when it was listed as Burcheleia. CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Today the village Burley in Wharfedale is adjoined by Burley Woodhead. As far as the surname, the first reference was in the year 1316 when Christina Wodhead held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Wodehad family
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Wodehad Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Wodehad family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Wodehad family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers who were recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
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- ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)