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Englind History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Englind name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived in a meadow beside water. The surname Englind 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.

Early Origins of the Englind family

The surname Englind 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.

Early History of the Englind family

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Englind Spelling Variations

Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Englind has undergone many spelling variations, including England, Englund, Englend and others.

Early Notables of the Englind family (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...
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Migration of the Englind family to the New World and Oceana

To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Englind were among those contributors: 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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