Ewell History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Ewell family
The surname Ewell was first found in on the Isle of Yell, in the Shetlands.
Early History of the Ewell family
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Ewell Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Yell, Yul, Yuel, Yule, Youll, Yuile, Yuill, Yulle and others.
Early Notables of the Ewell family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Ewell is the 6,230th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. 
| Ewell migration to the United States ||+|
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Ewell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Henry Ewell, who landed in New England in 1634-1635 
- Edward Ewell, from Sandwich, who landed in New England in 1634 aboard the ship "Hercules" 
- Han Ewell, who arrived in New England in 1634 
- Hen Ewell, who arrived in New England in 1635 
- John Ewell, who landed in Newbury, Massachusetts in 1686 
Ewell Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Thomas Ewell, who arrived in New England in 1735 
Ewell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- W Ewell, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850 
|Contemporary Notables of the name Ewell (post 1700) ||+|
- Henry Norwood "Barney" Ewell (1918-1996), American gold and two-time silver medalist at the 1948 Summer Olympics
- Marshall Davis Ewell (1844-1928), American lawyer and author
- George W. Ewell (1850-1910), American Major League Baseball player who played one game for the Cleveland Forest Citys in 1871
- Tom Ewell (1909-1994), born Samuel Yewell Tompkins, an American Golden Globe Award winning actor, best known for his roles in The Seven Year Itch (1955), Adam's Rib (1949) and Baretta (1975)
- Dwight Ewell, American actor, known for his roles in Chasing Amy (1997), Dogma (1999) and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
- Kayla Noelle Ewell (b. 1985), American actress, known for her roles in The Bold and the Beautiful (1987), The Demented (2013) and Fired Up! (2009)
- Lieutenant-General Richard Stoddert Ewell (1817-1872), United States Army officer and a Confederate general under Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee, known for his actions at the Battle of Gettysburg and at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
- Lois Ewell (b. 1885), American opera singer and Broadway performer
- Benjamin Stoddert Ewell (1810-1894), United States and Confederate army officer, civil engineer, and educator
- Don Ewell (1916-1983), American jazz stride pianist
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|Historic Events for the Ewell family ||+|
- Mr. Alfred Adam Ewell, American Water Tender First Class working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he died in the sinking 
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Numine et virtute
Motto Translation: By God's providence and by virtue.
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- Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- Pearl Harbour: USS Arizona Casualties List Pearl Harbour December 7, 1941. (Retrieved 2018, July 31st). Retrieved from http://pearl-harbor.com/arizona/casualtylist.html