Richard de Chichester I

about 1188–about 1220 (Age 32)
Chichester, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Richard de

When Richard de Chichester I was born about 1188, in Chichester, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Walleran de Chichester, was 34 and his mother, Joan, was 35. He had at least 1 son. He died about 1220, at the age of 32.

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Richard de Chichester I
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English: habitational name from the city of Chichester in Sussex, probably named with the Old English personal name Cissa + Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort’. (Cissa is attested as the name of a historical person; it is of uncertain etymology.) Alternatively, the first element may be an Old English word cisse ‘gravelly feature’. The name is also established in Ireland.

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

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  • World Family Tree, Vol. 18
  • World Family Tree, Vol. 14
  • World Family Tree

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