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The name Ainge is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in an area that was referred to as the ing, which means the meadow. The name could also have been a batismal name as in son of Inge.

Ainge Early Origins



The surname Ainge was first found in Leicestershire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Ainge Spelling Variations


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Ainge Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Ainge has been spelled many different ways, including Inge, Ing and others.

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Ainge Early History


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Ainge Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ainge research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1315, 1684, 1527 and 1528 are included under the topic Early Ainge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ainge Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ainge Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 19 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ainge Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ainge Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Henry Ainge, aged 21, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Blundell"
  • Thomas Ainge, aged 24, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Blundell"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ainge (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ainge (post 1700)



  • Austin Ainge (b. 1981), American basketball coach, scout, and former collegiate player
  • Erik Douglas Ainge (b. 1986), retired American NFL football quarterback
  • Daniel Ray "Danny" Ainge (b. 1959), American basketball executive and retired professional basketball player
  • Simon Christopher Ainge (b. 1988), English footballer from Shipley, West Yorkshire

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Ainge Historic Events


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Ainge Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Mr. Edward Ainge, British Linen Keeper from United Kingdom who worked aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914

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Ainge Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    4. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    8. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
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    The Ainge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ainge 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.

    This page was last modified on 17 December 2016 at 13:34.

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