Early Origins of the Ionne family
The surname Ionne was first found in Cambridgeshire
, where they held a family seat
from very early times.
Early History of the Ionne family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ionne research.Another 127 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1273 and 1789 are included under the topic Early Ionne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Ionne Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred
years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon
surnames like Ionne 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. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name Ionne include: Ion, Ionn, Ione, Ionne, Iyon, Iyonne and others.
Early Notables of the Ionne family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ionne 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 Ionne or a variant listed above: John Ion, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1819. By the latter half of the 19th century the family had immigrated to Canada, where John Ion was registered in Ontario in 1865..