The ancestors of the name Anteknappe date back to the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Anteknappe family lived in the area referred to as Enticknap Copse,
which was in the county of Surrey.
Early Origins of the Anteknappe family
The surname Anteknappe was first found in Surrey
, where this family held a family seat
since ancient times.
Early History of the Anteknappe family
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Anteknappe Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred
years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon
surnames like Anteknappe are characterized by many spelling variations
. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Anteknappe include: Enticknap, Enticknapp, Entictnap, Enticdnap, Enticknaps, Enteknap, Anticknap, Anteknap, Anteknappe, Anekecnappe, Entick and many more.
Early Notables of the Anteknappe family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Anteknappe family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Anteknappe or a variant listed above: A. D Enticknap, who was on record in the census of Ontario, Canada in 1871; as well as Thomas Enticknap and George Enticknap, who came to Canada under the ".