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

Fawltey Early Origins



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

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Fawltey Spelling Variations


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Fawltey Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Fawltey are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name Fawltey include: Foulds, Faulds, Fowlds, Foulls, Faulls, Fowldes and many more.

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Fawltey Early History


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Fawltey Early History



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

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Fawltey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fawltey Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Fawltey or a variant listed above: 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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
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    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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    The Fawltey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fawltey 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.

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