Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Ingleard family lived in a meadow beside water. The surname Ingleard originally derived from the Old English word Engelond which referred to a meadow beside a rushing river. As such, the surname is topographic; that is, a name derived from a geographical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree.
Early Origins of the Ingleard family
Norfolk 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 Ingleard family
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Ingleard Spelling Variations
hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Ingleard 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. The variations of the name Ingleard include: England, Englund, Englend and others.
Early Notables of the Ingleard family (pre 1700)
England (died 1721), born Edward Seegar in Ireland, a famous African coast and Indian Ocean...
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Migration of the Ingleard family to the New World and Oceana
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 Ingleard or a variant listed above: John England who was one of the founders of Charlestown Massachusetts in 1620; and another John England settled in Virginia in 1622; Humphrey England and his son settled in Virginia in 1636..
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