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The generations and branches of the Appling family share a name that has its roots in the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. The name Appling comes from the given name Appeline. Appeline was a popular girl's name that survived the Reformation.

Appling Early Origins



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

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Appling Spelling Variations


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Appling Spelling Variations



Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Appling include Applin, Appling, Applyn, Abelyn, Aplyon, Aplin and others.

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Appling Early History


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Appling Early History



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

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Appling Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Appling Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Appling 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



Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Appling or a variant listed above:

Appling Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Elizabeth Appling to Richmond, Virginia, with seven children in 1820

Appling Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Wm. Appling, who settled in America, in 1906
  • Edward Appling, aged 36, who emigrated to the United States, in 1920

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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. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    11. ...

    The Appling Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Appling 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 29 November 2014 at 12:03.

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