Enticknabs is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon
origin and comes from the family once having lived in the area referred to as Enticknap Copse,
which was in the county of Surrey.
Early Origins of the Enticknabs family
The surname Enticknabs was first found in Surrey
, where this family held a family seat
since ancient times.
Early History of the Enticknabs family
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Enticknabs Spelling Variations
Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations
were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Enticknabs family name include Enticknap, Enticknapp, Entictnap, Enticdnap, Enticknaps, Enteknap, Anticknap, Anteknap, Anteknappe, Anekecnappe, Entick and many more.
Early Notables of the Enticknabs family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Enticknabs family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland
, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Enticknabs surname or a spelling variation of the name include: A. D Enticknap, who was on record in the census of Ontario, Canada in 1871; as well as Thomas Enticknap and George Enticknap, who came to Canada under the ".