The English surname Everett is derived from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements eber meaning “wild boar” and hard meaning “brave, hardy, or strong.” The surname was at first found mainly in East Anglia, which was an area of heavy Norman and Breton settlement after the Norman Conquest in the 11th Century. The name is first recorded in 1204 when Richard Everard is recorded in the 'Curia regis' rolls of Bedford. The name is first recorded in the New World in 1630 when Andrew Everett arrived in Maine. Today there are approximately 40,000 bearers of the surname Everett living in the US.
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