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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:
'If your descent is from heroic sires, show in your life a remnant of their fires.' --Nicholas Boileau