Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from the Old English personal name Æthelmund. This name is composed of two elements: Æthel, which means noble, and mund, which means protection. However, the surname Allmound may also derive from the Old French word aleman, which means German.
Early Origins of the Allmound family
Yorkshire and Northumberland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Allmound family
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Allmound Spelling Variations
spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Allmound has been recorded under many different variations, including Almond, Almonde, Almont, Almon and others.
Early Notables of the Allmound family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Allmound family to Ireland
Some of the Allmound family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Allmound family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Allmound or a variant listed above: Awdry Almond who settled in New England in 1635; Joseph Almond settled in Virginia in 1670; Susan Almond settled in Jamaica in 1661; William Almond settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1827.
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