Origins Available: English, French
Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the southern English county of Berkshire.
Early Origins of the Consul family
family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Consul family
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Consul Spelling Variations
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 Consul have been found, including Counsell, Councell, Cunseil, Counseil, Counsayl, Consayl and many more.
Early Notables of the Consul family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Consul 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 Consul, or a variant listed above:
Consul Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
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