Anglo-Saxon origin and came from the personal name Agnes, which itself is derived from the Greek name Hagne, which means pure and holy. The name was also used in the Latin phrase Agnus Dei, which means lamb of God. The personal name Agnes was popularized by devotees, the early Christian martyr, Saint Agnes.
Early Origins of the Annes family
Nottinghamshire from very ancient times, where the family name held vast estates and were an important contribution to the early life and times of the county. They are recorded in the Domesday Book as holding lands and manors. The Domesday Book was compiled by Duke William in the year 1086 A.D.
Early History of the Annes family
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Annes Spelling Variations
Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Annes have been found, including Anniss, Anness, Arness, Annison, Arnison, Annes and many more.
Early Notables of the Annes family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Annes family to Ireland
Some of the Annes family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Annes family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Annes, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :
Annes Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Annes Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
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