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The Strathclyde-Briton people of ancient Scotland were the first to use the name Ballendint. The Ballendint family lived in Lanarkshire, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.

Early Origins of the Ballendint family


The surname Ballendint was first found in Lanarkshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, where they had been settled from ancient times.

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Early History of the Ballendint family

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Early History of the Ballendint family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ballendint research.
Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1153, 1153, 1460, 1680, 1800, 1545, 1608, 1605, 1671, 1616 and 1661 are included under the topic Early Ballendint History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ballendint Spelling Variations

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Ballendint Spelling Variations


The variation in the spelling of Medieval names is a result of the lack of spelling rules in the English language prior to the last few hundred years. Before that time, scribes spelled according to sound, often varying the spelling of name within a single document. Ballendint has appeared as Ballentine, Ballantyne, Ballantine, Ballentyne, Bannentyne, Bannantyne, Ballanden, Ballanden, Ballendine, Ballendyne, Ballentine and many more.

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Early Notables of the Ballendint family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Ballendint family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family at this time was George Bannatyne (1545-1608), collector of Scottish poems, eponym of the Bannatyne Club in Edinburgh; Richard Bannatyne (died 1605), Scottish clergyman and scribe who served as secretary...
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Migration of the Ballendint family to Ireland

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Migration of the Ballendint family to Ireland


Some of the Ballendint family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Ballendint family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Ballendint family to the New World and Oceana


As the persecution of Clan families continued, they sailed for North America in increasing numbers. In most cases, they found the freedom and opportunity they sought. Land was often available and the American War of Independence allowed Scots an opportunity to solidify their independence from the English crown. These settlers and their ancestors went on to play essential roles in the forging of the nations of the United States and Canada. Among them: Dougal Ballentine who settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1767.

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