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Where did the Scottish Ingles family come from? What is the Scottish Ingles family crest and coat of arms? When did the Ingles family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Ingles family history?The ancestry of the name Ingles goes back to the Vikings, who settled on the rocky shores of ancient Scotland. Ingles was a name for a person from England. Further research revealed that the name is derived from the Old English word Englisc, which became Englis in the Old English in use in the north of England and south Scotland. It appears often in the Latinized form Anglicus. A broad and miscellaneous class of surnames, nickname surnames referred to a characteristic of the first person who used the name. They can describe the bearer's favored style of clothing, appearance, habits, or character.
Contemporary spellings of ancient Scottish names often bear little resemblance to the original recorded versions. These spelling variations result from the fact that medieval scribes spelled words and names alike according to their sounds. Ingles has been spelled Ingle, Ingall, Ingalls, Ingal, Ingals, Ingull, Ingulls, Inggall, Inggalls, Ingold, Ingolds, Ingles, Ingoll, Ingolls, Ingill and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ingles research. Another 252 words(18 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ingles History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Ingles Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
The colonies on the fertile east coast of North America soon had many farms run by Scots. These hardy settlers provided a backbone for the great nations of the United States and Canada that would emerge in the next centuries. Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the Scottish name Ingles or a variant listed above, including:
Ingles Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Ingles Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Ingles Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Ingles Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ingles 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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