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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William Wilde
Elizabeth Combes
William Wild
Thomas Wild
Richard Wild
Elizabeth Wild
Mary Wild
John Wild
Henry Wild

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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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