Anglo-Saxon name. It was a name given to a person who was a person who is noble or bright. The surname Albrighton is derived from the Saxon personal name Aethel-berht. According to ancient Anglo-Saxon history Aethelbert who was the King of Kent from 860 to 866 AD, had bloodties to the Saxon invaders of the 4th century.
Early Origins of the Albrighton family
Kent where they held a family seat from very ancient times. The name is descended from the Saxon Aethel-berht meaning "the noble and brilliant one." Aethelbert was the King of Kent in England from 860 to 866 A.D. and was descended from the original Saxon invaders in the 4th century.
Early History of the Albrighton family
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Albrighton Spelling Variations
spelling variations under which the name Albrighton has appeared include Albertson, Albert, Alberton, Alberts and others.
Early Notables of the Albrighton family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Albrighton family to the New World and Oceana
At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Albrighton arrived in North America very early:
Albrighton Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Albrighton (post 1700)
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