The ancient roots of the Effle family are found in the German state of Bavaria
. Effle was a local
name, for someone who lived in Bavaria
, where they emerged as a prominent family with many influences in the social and cultural life of the area.
Early Origins of the Effle family
The surname Effle was first found in Bavaria
, where in medieval times the name Effner was closely associated with the social and political advances of the regions feudal
society. Therefore, the family emerged as a noble family with great influence, and with various distinguished branches in the area.
Early History of the Effle family
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Effle Spelling Variations
Many cultural groups lived in the German states in medieval times. Each had its own dialect and traditions, and unique variations of popular names. Low German, which is similar to contemporary Dutch, was spoken in Westphalia
. German names are characterized by additions such as regional suffixes and phrases that tell something about the origin or background of its original bearer. Further contributing to the variation in German names was the fact that there were no spelling rules in medieval times: scribes recorded names according to their sound. The recorded spelling variations
of Effle include Effner, Efner, Efnnor, Effener, Efener, Effnen, Effere, Effel, Effle, Aeffner, Aefner, Aefnnor, Aeffener and many more.
Early Notables of the Effle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Effle family to the New World and Oceana
German settlers were among the most common to come to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. Poverty and religious persecution drove many Bavarians to make this long trek. tenant
farmers were also enticed by the prospect of owning land. From east to west, these German immigrants populated the United States, settling in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada also provided homes to many. Early settlers bearing the Effle surname or a spelling variation of the name include: Albertine and Magdalene Effner, both of whom arrived in New York City in 1850; and other settlers who traveled to and established themselves along the eastern coast of the United States and Canada during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries..