Netting


Netting
Recorded in a wide variety of spellings including Needham, Needam, Neden, Nedin, Nedon, Needon, Needing and even Netting, this interesting surname is English. It is locational from any one of the five places called 'Needham' in the counties of Derbyshire, Norfolk, and Suffolk, or possibly in a few cases from Netton, a village in Wiltshire. As Needham the derivation is from the Olde English pre 7th century elements 'ned' meaning need, with 'ham', a homestead or village, the name indicating a place that provided a poor living. A similar formation from the same period was the place called Hungerton, also meaning a poor or hungry village. Needham is the family name of the earls of Kilmorey in Ireland, who are descendants of Thomas Nedeham of Needham in Derbyshire, who was living in 1330. Netton means the cattle farm, from the Olde English word 'neata', meaning cattle. It is first recorded in 1242 as 'Netetune'. Early examples of name recordings include William Neddinge at St Botolphs Bishopgate in the city of London on October 5th 1593, Marchamont Needham (1620 - 1678) a journalist who was engaged in 1642 it would seem to write pamphlets in support of both King Charles 1st and the opposing Commonwealth, and subsequently got into trouble with both, and William Netting, a witness at St Andrews Holborn, on October 6th 1833. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of John de Nedham. This was dated 1275, in the Hundred Rolls of Derbyshire, during the reign of King Edward 1st, 1272 - 1307. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

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  • Netting — Net ting, n. Urine. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • netting — ► NOUN ▪ fabric made of net …   English terms dictionary

  • netting — [net′iŋ] n. 1. the act or process of making nets 2. the action or right of fishing with nets 3. netted material …   English World dictionary

  • Netting — This page is about the finance term. For the fabric called netting see Net (textile). In general, netting means to allow a positive value and a negative value to set off and partially or entirely cancel each other out. In the context of credit… …   Wikipedia

  • netting — /net ing/, n. any of various kinds of net fabric: fish netting; mosquito netting. [1560 70; NET1 + ING1] * * * ▪ textile       in textiles, ancient method of constructing open fabrics by the crossing of cords, threads, yarns, or ropes so that… …   Universalium

  • netting — Reducing transfers of funds between subsidiaries ( subsidiary) or separate companies to a net amount. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary Traders approved for duty deferment must also be approved to set off drawback and certain other repayments of… …   Financial and business terms

  • netting — [[t]ne̱tɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft supp N Netting is a kind of material made of pieces of thread or metal wires. These are woven together so that there are equal spaces between them. ...mosquito netting. ...wire netting …   English dictionary


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