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The ancestry of the name Ingles goes back to the Vikings, who settled on the rocky shores of ancient Scotland. Ingles 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.

Ingles Early Origins



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

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Ingles Spelling Variations


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Ingles 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. Ingles 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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Ingles Early History


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Ingles Early History



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

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Ingles Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ingles Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ingles 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 Ingles or a variant listed above, including:

Ingles Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Maudit Ingles settled in Massachusetts in 1635
  • Maudit Ingles, who arrived in New England in 1635
  • Maurice Ingles, who landed in New England in 1635

Ingles Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • David Ingles settled in New York, NY, in 1774

Ingles Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Ingles, who landed in America in 1806
  • Rodrigo Ingles, who arrived in Columbia in 1838
  • John Ingles, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844
  • James Ingles, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1845-1846
  • W. H. Ingles settled in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ingles Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • David Ingles, who arrived in Canada in 1831

Ingles Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • C. Ingles arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Tongariro" in 1888

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ingles (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ingles (post 1700)



  • Paul Ingles (b. 1956), American award-winning radio producer
  • Hermenegildo Pereira "H. Gil " Ingles, Angola-born, American record producer, television producer, television technical director, television host, and inspirational speaker
  • Mary Draper Ingles (1732-1815), also known in records as Mary Inglis or Mary English, an American pioneer and early settler of western Virginia; she and her two young sons were captured by Shawnee after the Draper's Meadow Massacre, but later escaped with another woman after two and a half months
  • James Lewis Ingles (1876-1936), American head coach of the Virginia Tech college football program in 1898
  • Major-General Harry Clyde Ingles (1888-1976), United States Army Major General who served during World War II and commanded the United States Army Signal Corps
  • Henry Anthony Ingles (1840-1892), New Zealand politician, Member of Parliament for Cheviot (1871-1875)
  • Joseph Howarth "Joe" Ingles (b. 1987), Australian professional basketball player who currently plays for Utah Jazz
  • W. C. S. Ingles, English 14th Surveyor General of Ceylon (1915-1923)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    2. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    4. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    6. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    7. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. 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).
    10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
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    The Ingles Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ingles 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.

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