England in the great wave of migration following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Haverell family lived the Old French word Avril, meaning April. The name would have initially been given to a child born in the month of April.
Early Origins of the Haverell family
Gloucestershire where they were granted lands by William the Conqueror for their assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066. They were conjecturally descended from a Norman noble, Avril, who landed with William the Conqueror.
Early History of the Haverell family
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Haverell Spelling Variations
Spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Haverell family name include Averell, Averall, Avrill, Avril, Averel, Abrill and many more.
Early Notables of the Haverell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Haverell family to Ireland
Some of the Haverell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Haverell family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the political and religious chaos of this era, thousands of English families began to migrate to the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. The passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe; however, those who made the voyage safely were encountered opportunities that were not available to them in their homeland. Many of the families that reached the New World at this time went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations of the United States and Canada. Research into various historical records has revealed some of first members of the Haverell family to immigrate North America:
Haverell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
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