Anglo-Saxon culture. The name comes from when they lived in the southern English county of Berkshire.
Early Origins of the Councell family
family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Councell family
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Councell Spelling Variations
hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Councell include Counsell, Councell, Cunseil, Counseil, Counsayl, Consayl and many more.
Early Notables of the Councell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Councell family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
Councell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Councell (post 1700)
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