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Baberie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The ancient Anglo-Saxon surname Baberie came from a baptismal name meaning son of Barbara. In some instances, the name may have also been a nickname for someone, such as a Moor or Berber, who appeared to be of North African heritage. In such a case the name is a reference to the Barbary Coast of North Africa.

Early Origins of the Baberie family

The surname Baberie was first found in Leicestershire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Baberie family

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Baberie Spelling Variations

The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Baberie has been recorded under many different variations, including Barberry, Barbary, Barbery, Barberrie, Baberie, Berberry and many more.

Early Notables of the Baberie family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Baberie family to the New World and Oceana

For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Baberie or a variant listed above: Thomas Barbery of Maryland who arrived in 1666.

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