Antil History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The French name Antil first arose during the Medieval period in Normandy. It is derived from when someone lived in Normandy, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.
Early Origins of the Antil family
The surname Antil was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where this distinguished family held a family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Antil family
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Antil Spelling Variations
History has changed the spelling of most surnames. During the early development of the French language in the Middle Ages, a person gave his version of his name, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there spelling variations of the name Antil, some of which include Anctill, Anctil, Anquetil, Antil, Antile, Antille, Anctille, Anctile, Anquetile, Anquetille, d'Anctill, d'Anctille, d'Anctil, d'Anquetil, d'Antil, d'Antile, d'Antille, Danctill, Danctil, Danctile, Danctille, Danquetil, Anktill, Anktil, Anktille, Anktile, Antel, Antle and many more.
Early Notables of the Antil family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family in this period was Edward Antill (1658-1725), an English-born, American merchant and attorney who was prominent in the early history of Province of New York and the Province of New Jersey. His son...
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Antil migration to the United States +
France was active as a cultural leader in the early 16th century. One particular area in which they lead was the exploration of the New World. The explorers, like Jacques Cartier in 1534, led the way to North America. Champlain, in 1608, made the first of twenty voyages to France to attract settlers and brought the first migrant in 1617. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec, and the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Antil has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Antil were
Antil Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Edward Antil, who arrived in New York in 1813 
- John Antil, who landed in New York in 1813 
Related Stories +
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)