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The name Edler has a history dating as far back as the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It was a name for a person considered to be brave and noble.

Edler Early Origins



The surname Edler was first found in Norfolk and Northampton where they were recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086 when Adelard was an under tenant of lands at that time.

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Edler Spelling Variations


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Edler 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 Edler have been found, including Aelheard, Adelard, Adlard and others.

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Edler Early History


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Edler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Edler research. Another 207 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Edler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Edler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Edler Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration



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 Edler, or a variant listed above:

Edler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Edler, aged 25, arrived in Missouri in 1845
  • Emil Edler, who landed in New York, NY in 1851
  • Adolph Edler, who arrived in Sacramento Co., California in 1864

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Contemporary Notables of the name Edler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Edler (post 1700)



  • Lawrence A. Edler, American politician, Mayor of Santa Cruz, California, 1978-79
  • A. B. Edler, American politician, Social Democratic Candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah at-large, 1900

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    10. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
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    The Edler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Edler 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 29 October 2015 at 10:23.

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