Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the family resided in Lincolnshire. Their name however, translates as the dweller by the woodland stream, and indicates that the original bearer lived near such a waterway.
Early Origins of the Woodpine family
Lincolnshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor some say before the Norman Conquest of England by Duke William of Normandy at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Woodpine family
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Woodpine Spelling Variations
Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Woodpine include Woodbine, Woodfine, Woodpine, Wouldbine, Wouldfin and many more.
Early Notables of the Woodpine family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Woodpine family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Woodpine Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
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