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The name Worrdind is rooted in the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. It was originally a name for someone who worked as a guard or watchman. Interestingly, the name Worrdind was originally from the Anglo-French word wardein, meaning guardian.

Worrdind Early Origins



The surname Worrdind was first found in Hertfordshire where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Worrdind Spelling Variations


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Worrdind Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Worrdind are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Worrdind include Warden, Wardan, Werden and others.

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Worrdind Early History


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Worrdind Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Worrdind research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1273, 1352, 1379, 1627, 1640, 1716, 1664, 1683 and 1758 are included under the topic Early Worrdind History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Worrdind Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Worrdind Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of this surname at this time include Sir John Werden (also Worden), 1st Baronet Cholmeaton in the County of Chester (1640-1716), an English barrister, judge, politician, and diplomat. Born in Cholmeaton, he was the eldest son of Robert Werden and became Baron of...

Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Worrdind Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Worrdind or a variant listed above: Thomas Warden settled in Virginia in 1623; James and Joseph Warden settled in New York State in 1804; William Warden settled in Virginia in 1774.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    7. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    8. 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.
    9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    11. ...

    The Worrdind Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Worrdind 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 1 September 2015 at 08:22.

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