The origins of the Enticknapp name lie with England's ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. It comes from when the family lived in the area referred to as Enticknap Copse,
which was in the county of Surrey.
Early Origins of the Enticknapp family
The surname Enticknapp was first found in Surrey
, where this family held a family seat
since ancient times.
Early History of the Enticknapp family
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Enticknapp Spelling Variations
Before the last few hundred
years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations
are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon
surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Enticknapp were recorded, including Enticknap, Enticknapp, Entictnap, Enticdnap, Enticknaps, Enteknap, Anticknap, Anteknap, Anteknappe, Anekecnappe, Entick and many more.
Early Notables of the Enticknapp family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Enticknapp family to the New World and Oceana
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England
went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Enticknapp family emigrate to North America: 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 ".