names to come from Britain, Aspill is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in
, a parish near Debenham in the county of Suffolk.
from ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Aspill research.Another 497 words (36 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1275, 1300, 1320, 1330, 1323, 1529 and 1520 are included under the topic Early Aspill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
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. Aspill has been spelled many different ways, including Aspall, Aspell, Asphal, Aspal, Asspall, Aspill and many more.
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 Aspills to arrive in North America:
Aspill Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- John and James Aspill, who sailed to Delaware in 1785