Candl History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name Candl is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in the village of Cantley in either the counties of Norfolk or Yorkshire.
Early Origins of the Candl family
The surname Candl was first found in Norfolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Important Dates for the Candl family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Candl research. Another 170 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1198, 1379, 1452, 1581, 1626, 1790, 1797, 1500 and 1854 are included under the topic Early Candl History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Candl 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. Candl has been spelled many different ways, including Cantlay, Cantley, Cantele, Cantelay, Cantuli, Cantlie, Gantlet, Gantley and many more.
Early Notables of the Candl family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Candl family
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 Candls to arrive in North America: Alexander Cantley who arrived in Philadelphia in 1852.