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The Always family name is linked to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name comes from the Old English personal name ∆thelwig, which originally meant noble-war, ∆lfwig, which meant elf-war, or Ealdwig, which meant old war.

Always Early Origins



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

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Always Spelling Variations


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Always Spelling Variations



Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Always include Alway, Allway, Alewy, Alwy, Always, Allways, Ailwi, Alwi, Alawy, Alewi, Alwaye and many more.

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Always Early History


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Always Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Always research. Another 313 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1188, 1200, 1206, 1221, 1264, 1273, 1273, 1301, 1544, 1599 and 1681 are included under the topic Early Always History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Always Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Always Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Always Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Sarah Always, aged 33, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Stamboul"

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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    The Always Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Always 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 29 January 2014 at 13:09.

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