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The Elvert name was coined by the 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.

Elvert Early Origins



The surname Elvert was first found in Devon, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Elvert Spelling Variations


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Elvert Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few 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.

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Elvert Early History


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Elvert Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Elvert research. Another 117 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1500, 1626 and 1669 are included under the topic Early Elvert History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Elvert Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Elvert Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Elvert Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Elvert In Ireland


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Elvert In Ireland



Some of the Elvert family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 75 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Elvert Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Daniel Elvert, aged 26, who arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Nugget" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Nugget 1858. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/nugget1858.shtml.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ South Australian Register. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Nugget 1858. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/nugget1858.shtml.

Other References

  1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  2. 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).
  3. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
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The Elvert Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Elvert 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 26 October 2012 at 14:53.

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