Caleb Austin

1714–1714 (Age 0)
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Caleb

When Caleb Austin was born on 19 June 1714, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Anthony Austin, was 45 and his mother, Abigail Holcomb, was 33. He died on 31 July 1714, in his hometown, at the age of 0.

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Anthony Austin
Abigail Holcomb
Anthony Austin
Abigail Austin
Benajah Austin
Benajah Austin
Esther Austin
Esther Austin
Uriah Austin
Miah Austin
Caleb Austin
Sarah Austin
Caleb Austin
Joshua Austin
Jardena Austin
Deborah Austin

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Name Meaning

1 English, French, and German: from the personal name Austin, a vernacular form of Latin Augustinus, a derivative of Augustus . This was an extremely common personal name in every part of Western Europe during the Middle Ages, owing its popularity chiefly to St. Augustine of Hippo ( 354–430 ), whose influence on Christianity is generally considered to be second only to that of St. Paul. Various religious orders came to be formed following rules named in his honor, including the ‘Austin canons’, established in the 11th century, and the ‘Austin friars’, a mendicant order dating from the 13th century. The popularity of the personal name in England was further increased by the fact that it was borne by St. Augustine of Canterbury ( died c.605 ), an Italian Benedictine monk known as ‘the Apostle of the English’, who brought Christianity to England in 597 and founded the see of Canterbury.2 German: from a reduced form of the personal name Augustin .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Caleb Austin, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Caleb Austin, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Caleb Austin, "Connecticut Marriages, 1640-1939"

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