The Norman Conquest
in 1066 brought much change to the island nation, including many immigrants with new names. Among these immigrants were the ancestors of the Aveline family, who lived in Surrey
. The name, however, derives from the family's place of residence prior to the Norman Conquest
in 1066, Ivelyn,
in Calvados, Normandy.
Early Origins of the Aveline family
The surname Aveline was first found in Surrey
where they held a family seat
from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy
, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Aveline family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Aveline research.Another 227 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1579, 1620, 1706, 1631, 1706, 1591, 1664, 1628, 1660, 1601, 1685, 1626, 1640, 1648, 1660, 1660, 1620, 1706, 1818, 1655, 1699, 1633, 1671, 1664, 1666, 1677, 1702 and 1702 are included under the topic Early Aveline History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Aveline Spelling Variations
A multitude of spelling variations
characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England
also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Evelyn, Ivelyn, Aveling and others.
Early Notables of the Aveline family (pre 1700)
Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Sir John Evelyn (1591-1664), an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1628 and 1660, reluctant supporter of the Parliamentary side in the English Civil War; Sir John Evelyn (1601-1685), an English politician, Member of Parliament for Wilton (1626), Ludgershall... Another 90 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Aveline Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Aveline family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families left England
, to avoid the chaos of their homeland and migrated to the many British colonies abroad. Although the conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and some travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute, once in the colonies, many of the families prospered and made valuable contributions to the cultures of what would become the United States and Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Aveline or a variant listed above:
Aveline Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Jeanne Aveline, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1911
- Constant Aveline, aged 39, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1912
- Louis Aveline, aged 40, who settled in America from Verrieres, France, in 1919
- Louis Aveline, aged 40, who landed in America, in 1920
Contemporary Notables of the name Aveline (post 1700)
- Carlos Aveline (b. 1975), Brazilian middleweight martial artist
- Claude Aveline (1901-1992), pen name of Evgen Avtsine, Jewish writer, publisher, editor, poet and member of the French Resistance
- William Talbot Aveline (1822-1903), British geologist and archaeologist, eponym of Aveline's Hole, Somerset, the earliest scientifically dated cemetery in Britain
The Aveline Motto
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto Translation: Hardness.