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The name Faulls is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when a family lived in the region beside an enclosed pen for animals. In particular the surname Faulls can be in Bolton in the county of Lancashire. The surname Faulls may also be an occupational name for someone who looked after sheep.

Faulls Early Origins



The surname Faulls was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Faulls Spelling Variations


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Faulls 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 Faulls family name include Foulds, Faulds, Fowlds, Foulls, Faulls, Fowldes and many more.

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Faulls Early History


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Faulls Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Faulls research. Another 223 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 127 and 1273 are included under the topic Early Faulls History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Faulls Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Faulls Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Faulls Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, 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 Faulls surname or a spelling variation of the name include : Joseph Foulds purchased land in Georgia in 1735; Albion, Alexander, Henry, James, and William Foulds settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 1834 and 1866..

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Citations



    Other References

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    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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    The Faulls Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Faulls Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 12 February 2013 at 11:26.

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