The name Archoll is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of the Britain and comes from the given name Arkley,
which is a derivative of the Old Norse name Arnketill.
Early Origins of the Archoll family
The surname Archoll was first found in Northumberland
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Archoll family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Archoll research.Another 261 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1256, 1273, 1331, 1379, 1455, 1595, 1676, 1688, 1760, 1385 and 1415 are included under the topic Early Archoll History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Archoll Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred
years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Archoll has been spelled many different ways, including Arkley, Arkly, Arketel, Arkill, Arkell, Arkoll, Arkel, Arkle, Arcle, Arklay and many more.
Early Notables of the Archoll family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Maria van Arkel (c.
1385-1415), the only daughter and heiress of Lord John V of Arkel and Joanna of Jülich, inherited the title to Gelderland from her maternal... Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Archoll Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Archoll family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Archolls to arrive in North America: Henry Arkle, who was recorded in Elgin County, Ontario in 1872 and Joseph Arkley, who was living in Carleton County, Ontario in 1879.