Normandy. The Anktille surname comes from someone having lived in Normandy, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.
Early Origins of the Anktille family
Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where this distinguished family held a family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Anktille family
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Early Notables of the Anktille family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Anktille family to the New World and Oceana
Immigration to New France was slow; therefore, early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The distinguished family name Anktille has made significant contributions to the culture, arts, sciences and religion of France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Anktille were Robert Antle or Antill was settled in Newfoundland by the year 1835; William Antle settled in the same province by the year 1836; as well as George Antell and Barney Antle who settled there by the year 1871.
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