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The ancestry of the name Ingall goes back to the Vikings, who settled on the rocky shores of ancient Scotland. Ingall was a name for a person from England. Further research revealed that the name is derived from the Old English word Englisc, which became Englis in the Old English in use in the north of England and south Scotland. It appears often in the Latinized form Anglicus. A broad and miscellaneous class of surnames, nickname surnames referred to a characteristic of the first person who used the name. They can describe the bearer's favored style of clothing, appearance, habits, or character.

Ingall Early Origins



The surname Ingall was first found in Yorkshire, where an Ingold was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1066.

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Ingall Spelling Variations


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Ingall Spelling Variations



Contemporary spellings of ancient Scottish names often bear little resemblance to the original recorded versions. These spelling variations result from the fact that medieval scribes spelled words and names alike according to their sounds. Ingall has been spelled Ingle, Ingall, Ingalls, Ingal, Ingals, Ingull, Ingulls, Inggall, Inggalls, Ingold, Ingolds, Ingles, Ingoll, Ingolls, Ingill and many more.

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Ingall Early History


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Ingall Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ingall research. Another 252 words (18 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ingall History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ingall Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ingall Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ingall 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



The colonies on the fertile east coast of North America soon had many farms run by Scots. These hardy settlers provided a backbone for the great nations of the United States and Canada that would emerge in the next centuries. Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the Scottish name Ingall or a variant listed above, including:

Ingall Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Ingall settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1798

Ingall Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Fred Ingall arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "John Mitchell" in 1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ingall (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ingall (post 1700)



  • Russell Ingall (b. 1964), Australian V8 Supercar driver
  • Brigadier Francis Ingall (1908-1992), British Army Officer, who received the Distinguished Service Order for his role in the Italian Campaign, World War II

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Suggested Readings for the name Ingall


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Suggested Readings for the name Ingall



  • The Genealogy and History of the Ingalls Family in America by Charles Burleigh.
  • Saundersville, an English Settlement in Vanderburgh County by Ken McCutchan.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    2. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    6. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Ingall Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ingall 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 13 September 2016 at 20:11.

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