The name Almonder is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of the Britain and comes from the Old English personal name Æthelmund.
This name is composed of two elements: Æthel,
which means noble,
which means protection.
However, the surname Almonder may also derive from the Old French word aleman,
which means German.
Early Origins of the Almonder family
The surname Almonder was first found in the counties of Yorkshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Almonder family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Almonder research.Another 77 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 180 and 1800 are included under the topic Early Almonder History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Almonder Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred
years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Almonder has been spelled many different ways, including Almond, Almonde, Almont, Almon and others.
Early Notables of the Almonder family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Almonder family to Ireland
Some of the Almonder 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.
Migration of the Almonder family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Almonders to arrive in North America: 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.