Early Origins of the Windling family
Norfolk at Wendling, a parish, in the union of Mitford and Launditch, hundred of Launditch, in the W. division of Norfolk. Some time before 1267 an abbey was founded by William de Wendling, in honor of the Blessed Virgin, for Praemonstratensian canons. The name is thought to have meant "settlement of the family or followers of a man called Waendel" which was derived from the Old English personal name + ingas CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4). The place was listed in the Domesday Book as Wenlinga and was land held by the Abbot of St. Edmund and was rather small by standards of that day having only six acres, room for only one plough. CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8) Later, in the year 1273 William de Wendling was listed there in the Hundredorum Rolls.
Early History of the Windling family
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Windling Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Wendlin, Wendling, Windling, Windlin and others.
Early Notables of the Windling family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Windling family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hans Dewald Wendlin who settled in Philadelphia in 1752 or Anna Cath Wendling who sailed, port unknown, in 1754. George Wendling went to Philadelphia in 1747 and was followed 81 years later by another George Wendling who went to America in 1828. Eva Wendlin left, port unknown, in 1779.
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