The name Awdewinkle has a long Anglo-Saxon
heritage. The name comes from when a family lived in the area of Aldwincle.
Early Origins of the Awdewinkle family
The surname Awdewinkle was first found in Northamptonshire, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Awdewinkle family
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Awdewinkle Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Awdewinkle have been found, including Aldewinckell, Aldewinkell, Aldwincle, Audewinkle, Aldwinckle, Aldwinkle, Allwinckle, Alwincle, Audewincle, Aldewynkyl and many more.
Early Notables of the Awdewinkle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Awdewinkle family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Awdewinkle, or a variant listed above: Elizabeth Aldwinkle, who married Gifford Pennant in Jamaica in 1669.