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Where did the English Needlemaker family come from? What is the English Needlemaker family crest and coat of arms? When did the Needlemaker family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Needlemaker family history?The Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain were the first to use the name of Needlemaker. The name had a practical origin since it came from when its initial bearer worked as a maker of needles. The surname Needlemaker is derived from the Old English word nędlere, which means needler. This is in turn derived from the Old English word nędl, which means needle.
Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Needlemaker include Needle, Needles, Needell, Needdele, Nadal, Nadle, Needler, Nedler, Nedlere, Neelder, Nelder, Neldere, Nadler, Nadlere, Nayldor, Neilder, Needlemaker and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Needlemaker research. Another 381 words(27 lines of text) covering the years 1221, 1235, 1273, 1309, 1313, 1320, 1327, 1362, 1420, 1563, 1616, 1620, 1667, 1685, and 1760 are included under the topic Early Needlemaker History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 24 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Needlemaker Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Needlemaker or a variant listed above: John Needler, who settled in Virginia in 1679; Benjamin Needler, who arrived in Virginia in 1741; Joseph Needle, age 40; who settled in Philadelphia in 1753.
The Needlemaker Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Needlemaker 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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