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Englant is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from a family once having lived in a meadow beside water. The surname Englant originally derived from the Old English word Engelond which referred to a meadow beside a rushing river. As such, the surname is topographic; that is, a name derived from a geographical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree.

Englant Early Origins



The surname Englant was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Englant Spelling Variations


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Englant 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. Englant has been recorded under many different variations, including England, Englund, Englend and others.

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Englant Early History


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Englant Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Englant research. Another 361 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1066, 1721, 1717 and 1720 are included under the topic Early Englant History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Englant Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Englant Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Sir George England; and Edward England (died 1721), born Edward Seegar in Ireland, a famous African coast and Indian Ocean...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Englant Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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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 Englant or a variant listed above: John England who was one of the founders of Charlestown Massachusetts in 1620; and another John England settled in Virginia in 1622; Humphrey England and his son settled in Virginia in 1636..

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