Early Origins of the Birling family
The surname Birling was first found in Norfolk
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Norman influence on English history prevailed after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. The family name was first referenced in the 13th century when Sir John Burgelun held estates in that shire in 1243.
Early History of the Birling family
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Birling Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Burgelun, Burlin, Berlin, Birlin, Burling, Burlong, Burgullian, Burgulion, Burgonyon, Burgullion and many more.
Early Notables of the Birling family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Birling family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..