Alles History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The lineage of the name Alles begins with the Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It is a result of when they lived on an island. The surname Alles is derived from the Old French word isle, which means island and has become the modern French word île. The surname Alles belongs to the class of topographic surnames, which were given to people who resided near physical features such as hills, streams, churches, or types of trees. However, the name Alles may also be a patronymic surname derived from the Anglo-Saxon personal names Æl or Æthel.

Early Origins of the Alles family

The surname Alles was first found in Somerset 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.

Early History of the Alles family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Alles research. Another 220 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1320, 1338, 1688, 1716, 1703, 1679, 1716, 1683, 1745, 1713, 1727, 1727, 1734, 1679, 1735, 1715 and 1721 are included under the topic Early Alles History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Alles Spelling Variations

Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Alles has undergone many spelling variations, including Eyles, Eeles, Eels, Eylers and others.

Early Notables of the Alles family (pre 1700)

Notables of the family at this time include Sir John Eyles, Lord Mayor of London; John Eyles (died 1703), of Great St. Helens, London and Southbroom, near Devizes, Wiltshire, an English politician, Member of the Parliament for Devizes in 1679; Sir Francis Eyles, 1st Baronet (died 1716), Governor of the Bank of England; and his son, Sir John Eyles, 2nd Baronet (1683-1745) of Gidea Hall, Essex, a British financier. He served as a director of the Bank of...
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United States Alles migration to the United States +

To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Alles were among those contributors:

Alles Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Abraham Alles, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Johan Jacob Alles, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
Alles Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jacinto Alles, aged 20, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1823 [1]
  • Henry Jacob Alles, aged 29, who arrived in Missouri in 1847 [1]
  • Anna Katharina Alles, who landed in New York, NY in 1847 [1]
  • Barba Alles, aged 23, who arrived in New York in 1854 [1]
  • Cat he Alles, aged 24, who landed in New York in 1854 [1]
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Contemporary Notables of the name Alles (post 1700) +

    RMS Lusitania
    • Mr. Nicholas Naftel Alles, American 1st Class Passenger from New York, New York, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking by escaping in a collapsible [2]

    1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
    2. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from on Facebook
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