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The name Colevax is rooted in the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. It was a name for someone who was a sly fox, and would have been given to a crafty fellow.

Colevax Early Origins



The surname Colevax was first found in Warwickshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Colevax Spelling Variations


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Colevax Spelling Variations



Colevax has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Colfox, Coolefox, Colvox, Colefax, Colfax, Cofax, Golfax and many more.

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Colevax Early History


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Colevax Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Colevax research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1221, 1274, 1511, 1550, 1869 and 1873 are included under the topic Early Colevax History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Colevax Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Colevax Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Colevax Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Colevaxs to arrive on North American shores: S. Colefax who arrived in New York in 1822.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    3. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    4. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    7. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
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    The Colevax Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Colevax Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 3 July 2014 at 13:55.

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