Aunger History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The name Aunger arrived in England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Aunger family lived in the area of Angers, Anjou France and is found there in charters in the Latinized form of Angevinus. [1]

Early Origins of the Aunger family

The surname Aunger was first found in Essex, where Osmond Angevines held estates in 1086. He and Wido Angevines were ancestors of a family which continued through to at least 1202 in the area. By 1165, some of the family had spread to Oxford, Surrey, York, and Norfolk. [2]

Lefuine Anger was listed in Suffolk in 1095 and Willelmus Angeri was recorded in Warwickshire in 1197. William filius Aunger was listed in Cambridgeshire in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273. [3]

Important Dates for the Aunger family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Aunger research. Another 247 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1273, 1273, 1280, 1300, 1500, 1702, 1605, 1677, 1639, 1713, 1660, 1640, 1677, 1669, 1677, 1558, 1632, 1655, 1632, 1700, 1677, 1706, 1640 and 1677 are included under the topic Early Aunger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Aunger Spelling Variations

A multitude of spelling variations characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Anger, Angier, Aunger, Angeri, Angear, Ainger and many more.

Early Notables of the Aunger family (pre 1700)

Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Lefuine Anger, a prominent 11th century landholder in Suffolk; John Angier (1605-1677), an English nonconformist minister; and his nephew, Samuel...
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Migration of the Aunger family to Ireland

Some of the Aunger family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 121 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Aunger migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Aunger Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Simon Aunger, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Isabella Watson" in 1846 [4]
  • John Aunger, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Theresa" in 1847 [5]
  • Margery Aunger, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Theresa" in 1847 [5]

Aunger migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Aunger Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Richard Aunger, (b. 1842), aged 36, Cornish farm Labourer departing on 28th September 1878 aboard the ship "Adamant" going to Hawkes Bay, New Zealand arriving in port on 11th January 1879 [6]

Contemporary Notables of the name Aunger (post 1700)

  • Geoffrey "Geoff" Edward Ramer Aunger (b. 1968), Canadian retired Major League Soccer player, member of the Canadian national soccer team

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Citations

  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  2. ^ The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X)
  3. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ISABELLA WATSON 1846. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1846IsabellaWatson.htm
  5. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) THERESA 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Theresa.htm
  6. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to other ports, 1872 - 84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf
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