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Applan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Applan is an ancient Anglo-Saxon surname that came from the given name Appeline. Appeline was a popular girl's name that survived the Reformation.

Early Origins of the Applan family

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

Early History of the Applan family

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Applan 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. Applan has been recorded under many different variations, including Applin, Appling, Applyn, Abelyn, Aplyon, Aplin and others.

Early Notables of the Applan family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Applan family to the New World and Oceana

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 Applan or a variant listed above: Elizabeth Aplin, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1730; Robert Applin to America in 1764; Elizabeth Appling to Richmond, Virginia, with seven children in 1820.

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