Anglo-Saxon culture. The name comes from when they lived in an area that was referred to as the ing, which means the meadow. The name could also have been a batismal name as in son of Inge.
Early Origins of the Ing family
Leicestershire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Ing family
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Ing Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Ing include Inge, Ing and others.
Early Notables of the Ing family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ing family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
Ing Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Ing Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Ing Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Historic Events for the Ing family
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