Enticknap History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name Enticknap is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in the area referred to as Enticknap Copse, which was in the county of Surrey.
Early Origins of the Enticknap family
The surname Enticknap was first found in Surrey, where this family held a family seat since ancient times.
Important Dates for the Enticknap family
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Enticknap Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Enticknap has been spelled many different ways, including Enticknap, Enticknapp, Entictnap, Enticdnap, Enticknaps, Enteknap, Anticknap, Anteknap, Anteknappe, Anekecnappe, Entick and many more.
Early Notables of the Enticknap family (pre 1700)
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Enticknap migration to Canada
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Enticknaps to arrive in North America:
Enticknap Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- Thomas Enticknap and George Enticknap, who settled in Canada under the "Petworth Emigration Scheme" between the years 1832-1837
- A. D Enticknap, who was on record in the census of Ontario, Canada in 1871
Contemporary Notables of the name Enticknap (post 1700)
- The Hon. Ambrose George Enticknap (1894-1976), Australian politician, Minister for Transport (1956-1960)