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Altewinkell History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Anglo-Saxon name Altewinkell comes from the family having resided in the area of Aldwincle.

Early Origins of the Altewinkell family


The surname Altewinkell was first found in Northamptonshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Altewinkell family


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Altewinkell Spelling Variations


Altewinkell has been spelled many different ways. 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. Spelling variants included: Aldewinckell, Aldewinkell, Aldwincle, Audewinkle, Aldwinckle, Aldwinkle, Allwinckle, Alwincle, Audewincle, Aldewynkyl and many more.

Early Notables of the Altewinkell family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Altewinkell family to the New World and Oceana


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 Altewinkells to arrive on North American shores: Elizabeth Aldwinkle, who married Gifford Pennant in Jamaica in 1669.

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