Nagele History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The surname Nagele is derived from the Norman surname de Angulo. The Gaelic form of this surname is de Nógla.
Early Origins of the Nagele family
The surname Nagele was first found in at Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, SW Wales, where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D. The Nagele surname arrived Cork, where Gilbert D'Angulo accompanied Strongbow into Ireland in 1172.
Important Dates for the Nagele family
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Nagele Spelling Variations
A single person's name was often spelt simply as it sounded by medieval scribes and church officials. An investigation into the specific origins the name Nagele has revealed that such a practice has resulted in many spelling variations over the years. A few of its variants include: Nagle, Nangle, Neagle, Naigle, Naegle, Naigel, Nagell, Nagele, Naegell, Naigel, Naigell, Nagale, Naigall, Nanegle, Nangel, Nangell, Nangale, Naingale, Naingel, Naingle, O'Nagel, O'Nagle, O'Naigle and many more.
Early Notables of the Nagele family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family up to this time was Thomas Nangle, 15th Baron of Navan; and his son, John Nangle, 16th Baron of Navan (died before 1508), an Irish nobleman and courageous soldier who fought with distinction at the Battle of Knockdoe; Richard Nangle D.D., Irish prelate of the Provincial of the Order of Saint Augustine, Bishop of Clonfert (1536-1541); Nano...
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Nagele migration to the United States
In the 1840s, Ireland experienced a mass exodus to North America due to the Great Potato Famine. These families wanted to escape from hunger and disease that was ravaging their homeland. With the promise of work, freedom and land overseas, the Irish looked upon British North America and the United States as a means of hope and prosperity. Those that survived the journey were able to achieve this through much hard work and perseverance. Early immigration and passenger lists revealed many bearing the name Nagele:
Nagele Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Heinrich Nagele, who settled in Philadelphia in 1754
- Jacob Nagele, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765 
Nagele Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- John Nagele, who landed in Arkansas in 1880 
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)