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Childrey Family Crest
Childrey Family Crest
English: habitational name from Childrey in Oxfordshire, which is named for Childrey Brook. This is probably ‘stream (Old English rith) of Cilla (masculine) or Cille (feminine)’, but the first element could alternatively be Old English cille ‘spring’. The surname has died out in England. 
 
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Childrey Family Crest
Childrey Family Crest
 
 
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Clague Family Crest
Clague Family Crest
 
 
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Clark Family Crest
Clark Family Crest
 
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Clarke Family Crest
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Cleveland Family Crest
Cleveland Family Crest
This interesting surname is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and is a regional name from a district in North Yorkshire around Middlebrough. The derivation of Cleveland, which first appears circa 1110 in the Yorkshire Charters as "Clivelanda", is from the Olde English pre 7th Century "clif", cliff or hill, with "land", land; thus, "a hilly district". During the Middle Ages, when it became more usual for people to migrate from their birthplace, they would often adopt the placename as a means of identification, thus resulting in a wide dispersal of the name. In the case of regional names they tended to be acquired when someone travelled a considerable distance from his original home, where a specific locational name would be meaningless to his new neighbours. Early recordings from Yorkshire Church Registers include: the christening of Christiane Cleveland on May 16th 1574, at Filey, and the christening of Ann Cleveland on August 10th 1599, at Normanton. A Coat of Arms granted to a family of the name is described thus: "Per chevron black and ermine a chevron engrailed counterchanged, the Crest being a demi old man proper habited blue having on a cap red turned up with a hair front, holding in the dexter hand a spear headed silver on the top of which is fixed a line proper passing behind him, and coiled up in the sinister hand. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of John Cleveland, which was dated April 20th 1572, recorded at Filey, Yorkshire, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth 1, known as "Good Queen Bess", 1558 - 1603. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling. 
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Cleveland Family Crest
Cleveland Family Crest
 
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Clifford Family Crest
Clifford Family Crest
 
 
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Cobus Family Crest
Cobus Family Crest
 
 
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Coleman Family Crest
Coleman Family Crest
 
 
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Coleville Family Crest
Coleville Family Crest
 
 
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Collister Family Crest
Collister Family Crest
 
 
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Conway Family Crest
Conway Family Crest
 
 
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Corrin Family Crest
Corrin Family Crest
 
 
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Cowan Family Crest
Cowan Family Crest
 
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Cranstoun Family Crest
Cranstoun Family Crest
 
 
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Croft Family Crest
Croft Family Crest
 
 
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Crolius Family Crest
Crolius Family Crest
 
 
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Danvers Family Crest
Danvers Family Crest
 
 
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Darell Family Crest
Darell Family Crest
 
 
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Davenport Family Crest
Davenport Family Crest
 
 
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Davison Famly Crest
Davison Famly Crest
 
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Davy Family Crest
Davy Family Crest
Recorded in the spellings of Davis, Davies, Davie, Davy, and others, this is a patronymic surname of Hebrew origins, and much associated with Wales. It means 'the son of David', from the Hebrew male given name meaning "beloved". The name is not recorded in any part of Britain before the Norman Conquest of 1066, and is regarded as being a 'Crusader' introduction. In the 12th century all the parts of Christendom joined in expeditions to free the Holy Land from the infidel. Although all the crusades were militarily unsuccessful, and have remained so to this day, the returning soldiers 'adopted' certain biblical and Greek names, of which David was one, and gave them to their children, particularly their sons. Amongst the very earliest recordings of the given name predating the surnames is that of 'Dauid clericus', (David, the clerk), in the rolls of the county of Lincoln for the year 1150, whilst Richard Davy appears in the Subsidy rolls of Worcester for the year 1275. Further examples include Thomas Dayson in the 1327 Pipe Rolls of Yorkshire, and Richard Davys is listed in the Register of the Freemen of the City of York for the year 1402. An interesting bearer of the name was Sir Thomas Davies (1631 - 1680), a bookseller, who became master of the Stationer's Guild in 1668 and was Lord Mayor of London in 1666, during the Great Fire of London. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of John Dauisse, which was dated 1327, in the Subsidy Rolls of the county of Cambridgeshire, during the reign of King Edward 111, known as "The Father of the Navy", 1327 - 1377. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.
 
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Davy Family Crest
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de Warren, John and Eleanor Gerrard Family Crest
de Warren, John and Eleanor Gerrard Family Crest
 
 
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de Warren, Laurence and Margaret Legh Family Crest
de Warren, Laurence and Margaret Legh Family Crest
 
 
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Deacon Family Crest
Deacon Family Crest
 
 
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Dean Family Crest
Dean Family Crest
 
 
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Deane Family Crest
Deane Family Crest
 
 
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Dennison Family Crest
Dennison Family Crest
 
 
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Digby Family Crest
Digby Family Crest
 
 
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Dineley Family Crest
Dineley Family Crest
 
 
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Dormer Family Crest
Dormer Family Crest
 
 
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Drakes Family Crest
Drakes Family Crest
 
 
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Ducharme Family Crest
Ducharme Family Crest
 
 
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Duke of Aquitaine Coat of Arms
Duke of Aquitaine Coat of Arms
 
 
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Dutton Family Crest
Dutton Family Crest
 
 
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Eaton Family Tree
Eaton Family Tree
 
 
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English Family Crest
English Family Crest
 
 
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Eton Family Crest
Eton Family Crest
 
 
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Eversley Family Crest
Eversley Family Crest
 
 
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Falaise Family Crest
Falaise Family Crest
 
 
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Farrer Family Crest
Farrer Family Crest
 
 
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Ferguson Family Crest
Ferguson Family Crest
 
 
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Field Family Crest
Field Family Crest
 
 
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Fitton Family Crest
Fitton Family Crest
 
 
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Fitz Alured Family Crest
Fitz Alured Family Crest
 
 
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FitzAlan Family Crest
FitzAlan Family Crest
 
 
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Flanders Family Crest
Flanders Family Crest
 
 
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Forfar Family Crest
Forfar Family Crest
 
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