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Where did the English Extine family come from? What is the English Extine family crest and coat of arms? When did the Extine family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Extine family history?
Extine has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Hexte, Hext, Heckst, Hekst, Exte, Ext, Eckst and others.
First found in Devon where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 12th century when they held a family seat in Kingston in that shire.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Extine research. Another 297 words(21 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1091, 1399, 1538, 185,, 1327, 1455, 1487, 1600 and 1665 are included under the topic Early Extine History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 25 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Extine Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Extines to arrive on North American shores: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
The Extine Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Extine 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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