Inggalls History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Inggalls surname is an English name with Norse roots, deriving from either of two Old Norse personal names "Ingjaldr," or from "Ingólfr" ‘Ing's wolf’ (Ing was an ancient Germanic fertility god). Some instances of this name in Britain are thought to have evolved from the place name Ingol, in Lancashire, which is named from the Old English personal name Inga with the Old English word "holh," meaning a "hollow," or "depression." Another source claims the name was derived from "a Scandinavian personal name, retained in the designations of Ingleby, Inglesham, Ingleton, Ingoldsthorpe, Ingoldsby, and other parishes and places, lying chiefly in what are called the Danish counties. The Domesday form is Ingaldus. " 
Early Origins of the Inggalls family
The surname Inggalls was first found in either Somerset or Huntingdonshire where the first recordings of the family were listed in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 Edmund Ingold, in Somerset and Cecilia de Ingolde in Huntingdonshire. 
Important Dates for the Inggalls family
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Inggalls Spelling Variations
Medieval scribes most often spelled names by the way they sounded. spelling variations, are thus, very common in records dating from that time. Over the years, Inggalls has been spelled Ingle, Ingall, Ingalls, Ingal, Ingals, Ingull, Ingulls, Inggall, Inggalls, Ingold, Ingolds, Ingles, Ingoll, Ingolls, Ingill and many more.
Early Notables of the Inggalls family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Inggalls family
The Scottish settlers spread out along the fertile land of the east coast of what would become the United States and Canada. They and many of their children went on to play important roles in the forging of the great nations of the United States and Canada. That heritage has been recovered by many in this century through Clan societies and other Scottish historical organizations. Archival documents indicate that members of the Inggalls family relocated to North American shores quite early: William Ingull who settled in Barbados in 1685; Thomas Ingall settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1798; Edmond and Francis Ingalls settled in Lynn Massachusetts in 1635.
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- ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
- ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)