Richard Wild

1684–1700 (Age 16)
Owslebury, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Richard

When Richard Wild was born in 1684, in Owslebury, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Wilde, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Combes, was 44. He died on 14 April 1700, in his hometown, at the age of 16, and was buried in Owslebury, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Wilde
1640–1717
Elizabeth Combes
1640–1711
William Wild
1679–1679
Thomas Wild
1683–1712
Richard Wild
1684–1700
Elizabeth Wild
1690–1691
Mary Wild
1693–1697
John Wild
1686–1752
Henry Wild
1698–1744

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Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English wild ‘wild’, ‘uncontrolled’ (Old English wilde), hence a nickname for a man of violent and undisciplined character, or a topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of overgrown uncultivated land.2 English: habitational name from a place named Wyld, as for example in Berkshire and Dorset, both named from Old English wil ‘trap’, ‘snare’.3 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): cognate of 1, from Middle High German wilde, wilt, German wild ‘wild’, also used in the sense ‘strange’, ‘foreign’, and therefore in some cases a nickname for an incomer.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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