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Where did the English Everly family come from? What is the English Everly family crest and coat of arms? When did the Everly family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Everly family history?The Anglo-Saxon name Everly comes from when the family resided in either of the settlements called Everley in Wiltshire or the West Riding of Yorkshire. The surname Everly belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Everly include Everley, Eveleigh, Eveley, Evelley, Everlie and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Everly research. Another 173 words(12 lines of text) covering the years 126 and 1268 are included under the topic Early Everly History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Everly Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
Everly Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Everly Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Everly Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Everly Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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