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Inglis Surname Origin
The name was given in Scotland, to distinguish the family of some English settler. The Englishman. In the ancient records of the family the name Anglicus is often mentioned.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Inglis Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Inglis Family History Thought:
'Not to know what happened before we were born is to remain perpetually a child. For what is the worth of a human life unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history' -- Cicero