The name Backhaller comes from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. It was a name for a young gentleman or a landowner.
Early Origins of the Backhaller family
The surname Backhaller was first found in Staffordshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Backhaller family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Backhaller research.Another 464 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1165, 1203, 1248, 1273, 1273, 1500, 1583, 1600, 1610, 1561, 1656 and 1586 are included under the topic Early Backhaller History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Backhaller Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Backhaller has undergone many spelling variations
, including Bacheller, Bachelder, Bachelor, Batchelar, Batcheler, Batchellor, Batchelor, Batchlor, Batchelder, Batcheldor, Bachelere, Bachiler, Bachilier and many more.
Early Notables of the Backhaller family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Backhaller family to Ireland
Some of the Backhaller family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 82 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Backhaller family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Backhaller were among those contributors: Joseph Bachelor, who arrived in New England
in 1637 and Thomas Bachellor who arrived in Virginia 1663.