The name Bainink is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. The name 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 Bainink family
The surname Bainink was first found in London, where they held a family seat
from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest
Early History of the Bainink family
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Bainink Spelling Variations
Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations
were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Bainink family name include Banning, Baning, Bannin and others.
Early Notables of the Bainink family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bainink family to Ireland
Some of the Bainink family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Bainink family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland
, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Investigation of the origins of family names on the North American continent has revealed that early immigrants bearing the name Bainink or a variant listed above: James Banning who settled in New England
in 1774; Martin Banning arrived in Pennsylvania in 1856.