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The history of the name Aplin begins with the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from the given name Appeline. Appeline was a popular girl's name that survived the Reformation.

Aplin Early Origins



The surname Aplin was first found in Kent, where they held a family seat during the Middle Ages.

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Aplin Spelling Variations


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Aplin Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Aplin has been recorded under many different variations, including Applin, Appling, Applyn, Abelyn, Aplyon, Aplin and others.

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Aplin Early History


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Aplin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Aplin research. Another 343 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1275, 1295, 1547, 1623, 1734, 1802, 1753 and 1817 are included under the topic Early Aplin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Aplin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Aplin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Aplin Notables 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



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Aplin or a variant listed above:

Aplin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Samuel Aplin, who landed in Virginia in 1714
  • Elizabeth Aplin, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1730
  • Elizabeth Aplin, aged 26, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1730
  • John Aplin, who arrived in Connecticut in 1772

Aplin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Aplin, aged 25, a farm labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Confiance"

Aplin Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Aplin arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Berar" in 1865
  • John Aplin arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Berar" in 1865
  • Ellen Aplin arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Berar" in 1865
  • James Aplin, aged 41, a labourer, arrived in Hawkes Bay aboard the ship "Countess of Kintore" in 1875
  • Harriet Aplin, aged 39, arrived in Hawkes Bay aboard the ship "Countess of Kintore" in 1875
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Aplin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Aplin (post 1700)



  • Ryan Aplin, American football quarterback
  • Henry Harrison Aplin (1841-1910), American Civil War veteran, businessman, and politician
  • Nick Aplin (b. 1952), American Associate Professor at the Physical Education and Sports Science Academic Group
  • Peter Aplin (1753-1817), English admiral
  • Gabrielle Ann Aplin (b. 1992), English singer-songwriter
  • Joseph Aplin (1740-1804), Canadian lawyer and political figure
  • Kenneth "Ken" Aplin (1918-2004), Australian rules football field umpire, inducted in the Australian Football Hall of Fame in 1996
  • William Aplin, Australian pastoralist, businessman and parliamentarian
  • Gregory John "Greg" Aplin (b. 1952), Australian politician

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 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. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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    The Aplin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Aplin 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 January 2014 at 13:05.

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