Allinger History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain were the first to use the name of Allinger. The name had a practical origin since it came from when its initial bearer worked as a person who worked as the baker. This name was also referred to as le boulanger which is the Old French form, and in the sharpened form as Pullinger.
Early Origins of the Allinger family
The surname Allinger was first found in Sussex, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Allinger family
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Allinger Spelling Variations
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 Allinger include Bullinger, Bulenger, Pullenger, Pullinger, Bulinger and many more.
Early Notables of the Allinger family (pre 1700)
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Allinger migration to the United States +
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 Allinger or a variant listed above:
Allinger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Charles Allinger, who landed in St Clair County, III in 1864 
Related Stories +
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)