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The Applin surname finds its earliest origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name is derived from the given name Appeline. Appeline was a popular girl's name that survived the Reformation.

Applin Early Origins



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

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Applin Spelling Variations


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Applin Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Applin are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Applin include: Applin, Appling, Applyn, Abelyn, Aplyon, Aplin and others.

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Applin Early History


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Applin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Applin 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 Applin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Applin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Applin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Applin 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



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Applin or a variant listed above:

Applin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Applin, who landed in Massachusetts in 1725
  • Robert Applin went to America in 1764

Applin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Applin to Philadelphia in 1868
  • S. Applin, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States, in 1893
  • Arthur Applin, aged 25, who landed in America, in 1896
  • Sidney Applin, aged 27, who settled in America from London, in 1897

Applin Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mary Applin, aged 53, who settled in America from London, in 1906
  • Charles Frederik Applin, aged 18, who emigrated to America from Guernsey, in 1906
  • Edgar P. Applin, aged 29, who landed in America from Southampton, in 1906
  • Nancy Applin, aged 24, who landed in America from Guernsey, Channel Islands, in 1907
  • Edyth Olive Applin, aged 37, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Applin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Applin arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Forfarshire" in 1848

Applin Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Arthur C. Applin arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Cape Finisterre" in 1879

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Contemporary Notables of the name Applin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Applin (post 1700)



  • Reginald Vincent Kempenfelt Applin DSO, OBE (1869-1957), British military officer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    9. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    11. ...

    The Applin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Applin 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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