The ancestral home of the Enterline family lies in the East German region of Silesia
. The surname Enterline is derived from the Greek personal name
"Andreas," meaning "manly," and indicates "a son of Anders."
Early Origins of the Enterline family
The surname Enterline was first found in Silesia
, where the name gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society. Moving north the name was also recorded with estates in Denmark where they were a family of note.
Early History of the Enterline family
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Enterline Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Anders, Andors, Andears, Andirs, Enterl, Enterlein and many more.
Early Notables of the Enterline family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Enterline family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Gottlieb and Johanna Anders, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1743; as did Adam Anders in 1748; Anna Rosina Anders, who arrived in New York in 1748; Georg Anders and his wife Johanna, who settled in Texas in 1854 with their four children, Ernst Fried. Anders, who sailed from Bremen to New York with his family in 1854.
Contemporary Notables of the name Enterline (post 1700)
- Madge Enterline, American Republican politician, Member of Wyoming State House of Representatives, 1950
- Homer Enterline, American politician, Candidate for Minnesota State Senate 7th District, 1950