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Ellmont is an ancient Anglo-Saxon surname that came from the Old English personal name Ęthelmund. This name is composed of two elements: Ęthel, which means noble, and mund, which means protection. However, the surname Ellmont may also derive from the Old French word aleman, which means German.

Ellmont Early Origins



The surname Ellmont was first found in the counties of Yorkshire and Northumberland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Ellmont Spelling Variations


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Ellmont Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Ellmont has been recorded under many different variations, including Almond, Almonde, Almont, Almon and others.

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Ellmont Early History


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Ellmont Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ellmont research. Another 77 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 180 and 1800 are included under the topic Early Ellmont History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ellmont Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ellmont Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Ellmont In Ireland


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Ellmont In Ireland



Some of the Ellmont family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 69 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Ellmont or a variant listed above: Awdry Almond who settled in New England in 1635; Joseph Almond settled in Virginia in 1670; Susan Almond settled in Jamaica in 1661; William Almond settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1827.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    8. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Ellmont Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ellmont 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 30 January 2014 at 16:18.

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