This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Auty research. Another 148 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1381, 1397, 1399, 1596 and 1784 are included under the topic Early Auty History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Auty 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 Auty include: Auty, Autie, Autee, Awty, Awtee, Awtie and others.
Early Notables of the Auty family (pre 1700)
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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 Auty or a variant listed above:
Auty Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Henry Auty, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1871
Alfred Auty went to Philadelphia in 1878
Auty Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Leonard E. Auty, who arrived in New York in 1907 aboard the ship "Baltic" from Liverpool, England
Albert Auty, aged 17, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Abonema" from Freetown, Sierra Leone 
Woodbury Auty, aged 20, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Lake Farge" from Trieste via Gibraltar 
William Auty, aged 56, originally from Liverpool, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Aquitania" from Liverpool, England
K.A. Auty, American cricket enthusiast from Chicago, Illinois who dedicated The K.A. Auty Cup, an international cricket series between Canada and the United States in 1844, claimed to be the first and longest running international sporting competition
Peter Robert Auty (b. 1969), English operatic tenor
Martyn Auty (b. 1951), English film and television producer
Joshua "Josh" Liam Auty (b. 1990), English speedway rider from Mirfield, West Yorkshire; Queensland State Champion (2010) and Jack Young Solo Cup winner (2010)
Robert Auty, British professor of Slavonic studies at Oxford University
Joseph Auty Harley (1843-1906), New Zealand politician, Mayor of Nelson, New Zealand (1899-1901)