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Almon is an ancient Anglo-Saxon name that is derived from the Old English personal name Ęthelmund. This name is composed of two elements: Ęthel, which means noble, and mund, which means protection. However, the surname Almon may also derive from the Old French word aleman, which means German.

Almon Early Origins



The surname Almon was first found in the counties of Yorkshire and Northumberland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Almon Spelling Variations


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Almon Spelling Variations



Almon has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Almond, Almonde, Almont, Almon and others.

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Almon Early History


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Almon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Almon research. Another 77 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 180 and 1800 are included under the topic Early Almon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Almon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Almon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Almon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Almon In Ireland


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Almon In Ireland



Some of the Almon family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 69 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Almons to arrive on North American shores:

Almon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Mary Almon, who landed in Virginia in 1702
  • Ulric Almon, aged 24, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1735
  • Judith Almon settled in America in 1774

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    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. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Almon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Almon 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 30 January 2014 at 16:18.

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