Origins Available: English
The Ingills surname is an English name with Norse roots, deriving from either of two Old Norse personal names "Ingjaldr," or from "Ingólfr" "Ing's wolf," Ing was an ancient Germanic fertility god. Some instances of this name in Britain are thought to have evolved from the place name Ingol, in Lancashire
, which is named from the Old English personal name
Inga with the Old English word "holh," meaning a "hollow," or "depression."
Early Origins of the Ingills family
The surname Ingills was first found in Huntingdon
, 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. The first on record appears to be an Ingoldus, who was listed in the Cartularium monasterii de Rameseia, as being in Huntingdonshire, between the years 1140 and 1130.
Early History of the Ingills family
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Ingills Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Ingle, Ingall, Ingalls, Ingal, Ingals, Ingull, Ingulls, Inggall, Inggalls, Ingold, Ingolds, Ingles, Ingoll, Ingolls, Ingill and many more.
Early Notables of the Ingills family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ingills family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Ingull who settled in Barbados in 1685; Thomas Ingall settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1798; Edmond and Francis Ingalls settled in Lynn Massachusetts in 1635.