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Wooden Early Origins



The surname Wooden was first found in Cornwall where they held a family seat from very ancient times, at Catherston, before and after the Norman Conquest of 1066.

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Wooden Spelling Variations


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Wooden Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Woodham, Wodam, Wodham and others.

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Wooden Early History


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Wooden Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wooden research. Another 107 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wooden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wooden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wooden Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wooden 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:

Wooden Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Mary Wooden, who arrived in Maryland in 1663

Wooden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Peter Wooden, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Miss Wooden, aged 23, who settled in America, in 1893
  • Robert J. Wooden, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895

Wooden Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • S. Wooden, who landed in America, in 1904
  • H.S. Wooden, aged 22, who landed in America, in 1905
  • Stewart L. Wooden, aged 32, who emigrated to America, in 1917
  • Warren Wooden, aged 35, who landed in America, in 1923
  • Ben Wooden, aged 20, who settled in America, in 1923
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Wooden Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Wooden, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1749-1752

Wooden Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Wooden, who arrived in Canada in 1830

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wooden (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wooden (post 1700)



  • Shawn Wooden (b. 1973), American former NFL football safety who played from 1996 to 2004
  • John Robert Wooden (1910-2010), American NCAA basketball coach and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, nicknamed the "Wizard of Westwood," inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame (1961) and the College Basketball Hall of Fame (2006)
  • Josh Wooden (b. 1978), Australian rules footballer who played from 1997 to 2007
  • Charles Wooden (1827-1875), German recipient of the Victoria Cross

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Wooden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wooden 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 23 June 2015 at 11:56.

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