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.
Early Origins of the Applin family
The surname Applin was first found in Kent
, where they held a family seat
during the Middle Ages.
Early History of the Applin family
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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.
Early Notables of the Applin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Applin family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. 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 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)
- 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
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Applin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- William Applin, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Forfarshire" in 1848 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Forfarshire 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Forfarshire.htm
Applin Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Arthur C. Applin, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Cape Finisterre" in 1879
Contemporary Notables of the name Applin (post 1700)
- Reginald Vincent Kempenfelt Applin DSO, OBE (1869-1957), British military officer