Early Origins of the Maltas family
The surname Maltas was first found in Yorkshire
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 14th century when Thomas Malthouse held estates in that shire. William Malthouse succeeded in 1494.
Early History of the Maltas family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Maltas research.Another 148 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1766, and 1834 are included under the topic Early Maltas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Maltas Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago, spelling variations
of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Maltas include Malthouse, Malthus, Malthious, Maltas, Maltus and others.
Early Notables of the Maltas family (pre 1700)
Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Maltas Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Maltas family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England
at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England
. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: Elizabeth Maltus, who was on record in Ontario in 1871; and Alfred Malthus, who settled in St. Clair Co., IL in 1877.
Contemporary Notables of the name Maltas (post 1700)
- Carl I. Maltas, American politician, Mayor of Norfolk, Nebraska, 1986-92 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html