Early Origins of the Embling family
The surname Embling was first found in Dorset
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 12th century when.
Early History of the Embling family
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Embling 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. Embling has been recorded under many different variations, including Emblem, Emblin, Embling, Emlyn, Amblin, Amlin, Emeline, Emline, Emley, Emlam and many more.
Early Notables of the Embling family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Embling family to the New World and Oceana
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 Embling or a variant listed above:
Embling Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- George Embling, aged 53, who landed in America from Wisbech Lane, in 1905
Contemporary Notables of the name Embling (post 1700)
- Thomas Embling (1814-1893), English-born, Australian doctor who heralded the humane treatment of inmates in asylums; in Melbourne he set about reforming the Yarra Bend Asylum