The name Parloh is of Anglo-Saxon
origin and came from when the family lived in either Lancashire
, or Yorkshire
, where there were places named Barlow.
In Lancashire, the county from which most members of the family originally came, the places were Barlow Hale and Barlow Moor, near Manchester. In Derbyshire, Barlow is a parish near Chesterfield. In Yorkshire, Barlow is an area in the parish of Brayton in the West Riding.
Early Origins of the Parloh family
The surname Parloh was first found in Cheshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Parloh family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Parloh research.Another 259 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1607, 1691, 1932, 1550, 1620, 1584, 1585, 1656, 1607, 1691, 1626, 1704, 1639, 1719, 1676 and 1634 are included under the topic Early Parloh History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Parloh 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 Parloh 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 Parloh include: Barlow, Barlowe, Barlo, Barloe and others.
Early Notables of the Parloh family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include Arthur Barlowe (ca. 1550-1620), one of two British captains who, under the direction of Sir Walter Raleigh, left England
in 1584 to find land in North America to claim for Queen Elizabeth I of England
, he landed at what is now known as... Another 91 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Parloh Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Parloh family to Ireland
Some of the Parloh family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 43 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Parloh 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 Parloh or a variant listed above: Elizabeth Barlow who settled in Virginia in 1698; and Henry Barlow settled in Virginia in 1623; Abraham, Alfred, Ashton, Benjamin, Charles, Edward, George, Henry, James, John, Noah, Robert and Thomas Barlow, all landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 1771 and 1863.
The Parloh Motto
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: En foi prest
Motto Translation: Ready in faith.