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Akeley Early Origins



The surname Akeley was first found in Buckinghamshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Akeley Spelling Variations


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Akeley Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Akeley have been found, including Ackerly, Ackerley, Acerly, Akerley, Akeley, Acle, Ackle, Acley, Acly and many more.

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Akeley Early History


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Akeley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Akeley research. Another 490 words (35 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1273, 1300, 1500, 1610, and 1769 are included under the topic Early Akeley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Akeley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Akeley Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 15 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Akeley 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



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Akeley, or a variant listed above:

Akeley Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Akeley, who landed in New Jersey in 1769
  • Francis Akeley, who arrived in New England in 1775

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Contemporary Notables of the name Akeley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Akeley (post 1700)



  • Healy C. Akeley, American politician, U.S. Collector of Customs, 1866-79

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
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    The Akeley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Akeley 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 2 February 2016 at 09:56.

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