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Anthon is a name that came to England in the 11th century wave of migration that was set off by the Norman Conquest of 1066. Anthon comes from the Latin family name Antonius, which is of unknown etymology.

Anthon Early Origins



The surname Anthon was first found in Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat in the Middle Ages.

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Anthon Spelling Variations


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Anthon Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, Norman French and other languages became incorporated into English throughout the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Anthon include Anthony, Antony, Antonie, McAnthony, Anton (Scot), Anthoney, Enthony and many more.

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Anthon Early History


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Anthon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Anthon research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1607, 1568, 1585, 1655 and 1613 are included under the topic Early Anthon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Anthon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Anthon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Outstanding amongst the family at this time was William Anthony, Chief engraver to the Royal Mint who engraved all the coins for King Edward VI, Queen Mary...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Anthon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Anthon In Ireland


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Anthon In Ireland



Some of the Anthon family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



In England at this time, the uncertainty of the political and religious environment of the time caused many families to board ships for distant British colonies in the hopes of finding land and opportunity, and escaping persecution. The voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, though, and many arrived in North America sick, starved, and destitute. Those who did make it, however, were greeted with greater opportunities and freedoms that they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make important contributions to the young nations in which they settled. Early immigration records have shown some of the first Anthons to arrive on North American shores:

Anthon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Michael Anthon, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1744
  • George Christian Anthon, who arrived in New York, NY in 1757

Anthon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan Anthon, aged 30, landed in New Orleans, La in 1831
  • Daniel Anthon, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name Anthon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Anthon (post 1700)



  • William H. Anthon, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Richmond County, 1851
  • John H. Anthon, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 16th District, 1856

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    6. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    11. ...

    The Anthon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Anthon 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 23 November 2015 at 10:10.

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