Origins Available: English
Antle is a name whose history on English soil dates back to the wave of migration that followed the Norman Conquest
of 1066. The Antle family lived in Anctiville, Normandy
, in the diocese of Coutances. The Antle family migrated to England
in the 11th century, settling in the county of Dorset.
Early Origins of the Antle family
The surname Antle was first found in the county of Dorset
, in England
, but for earlier origins the family can be traced to Tebotvilla in Normandy
, where their territories were known as Weedon Beck. They accompanied Duke William of Normandy
in 1066 and were granted lands in Dorset.
Early History of the Antle family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Antle research.Another 232 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1901 and 1636 are included under the topic Early Antle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Antle Spelling Variations
A multitude of spelling variations
characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England
also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Anketill, Ankatell, Anketil, Ankatel, Anchetill, Anchetell and many more.
Early Notables of the Antle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Antle family to Ireland
Some of the Antle family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 151 words (11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Antle family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Antle Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- Robert Antle or Antill was settled in Newfoundland by the year 1835 CITATION[CLOSE]
Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
- William Antle, who settled in Canada by the year 1836
- Thomas Antle reached Canada in 1886
Contemporary Notables of the name Antle (post 1700)
- Vincent K. Antle, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, 1977 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
The Antle Motto
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Vade ad formicam
Motto Translation: Go to the ant.