Origin of the Name Anglin
The origin of the name Anglin
was found in the allfamilycrests.com archives.
Over the centuries Surnames developed a wide number of variants. Different spellings of the same name can be traced back to an original root. Additionally when a bearer of a name emigrated it was not uncommon that their original name would be incorrectly transcribed in the record books at their new location. Surnames were also often altered over the years based on how they sounded phonetically and depending on the prevailing political conditions it may have been advantageous to change a name from one language to another.
Variants of the name Anglin
include Anglim and Angland. In Irish this name is O'hAngluinn. The most numerous form of the name is Angland this being found in the Griffith's County Cork Valuation, 1851-1853, and in the Fiants the early anglicized forms are O'Hanglen, Anglyn, Angiant, Angyllant and Anglound. The name is found in many instances in County Cork and adjacent areas of neighbouring Counties in wills, marriage licences, and bonds. The earliest reference of the name is found in the ancient document 'The Four Masters' under the date 1490 referring to Fionn O'hAnghluinn, Chief tympanist of Ireland . In modern times the names Anglin and Anglim are mostly associated with County Cork .
The Anglin coat of arms came into existence centuries ago. The process of creating coats of arms (also often called family crests) began in the eleventh century although a form of Proto-Heraldry may have existed in some countries prior to this. The new art of Heraldry made it possible for families and even individual family members to have their very own coat of arms, including all Anglin descendants.