Yverson is a name of Anglo-Saxon
origin and came from the baptismal name Ivar,
derived from the Old French name Ivar,
which arrived in England
shortly after the Norman Conquest
of 1066. The surname Yverson was also derived from the Saint Ives,
whose name was also found as St. Ives in Huntingdonshire.
Early Origins of the Yverson family
The surname Yverson was first found in Yorkshire
where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Yverson family
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Yverson Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Yverson have been found, including Iveson, Iverson, Ivison and others.
Early Notables of the Yverson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Yverson family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Yverson, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were : Richard and Thomas Iveson settled in Barbados in 1635; another Richard Iveson settled in St. Christopher in 1635.