Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. Elvert was originally a name given to someone who worked as a keeper of a hall. The surname Elvert is composed of the elements hall, which denoted one who was employed at such a manor-house or hall, and ward, which was originally applied to one who was a watchman.
Early Origins of the Elvert family
Devon, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Early History of the Elvert family
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Elvert Spelling Variations
hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Elvert are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Elvert include: Allward, Alward, Alwood, Allwood, Alwart, Ailward, Alyward, Aylward, Ailard, Allard, Aillard, Ailard and many more.
Early Notables of the Elvert family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Elvert family to Ireland
Some of the Elvert family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Elvert family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Elvert Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
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