Baining is an old Anglo-Saxon
name that was given to a person who was a person who was a slayer of men in battle. The name means warrior or solider.
Early Origins of the Baining family
The surname Baining was first found in London, where they held a family seat
from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest
Early History of the Baining family
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Baining 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. Baining has been recorded under many different variations, including Banning, Baning, Bannin and others.
Early Notables of the Baining family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Baining family to Ireland
Some of the Baining family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Baining 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 Baining or a variant listed above: James Banning who settled in New England
in 1774; Martin Banning arrived in Pennsylvania in 1856.