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The saga of the Bament family begins among the people of the ancient tribe of the Picts. They lived in the old lands of Balmanno in Kincardine. The name is a topographic or local surname, which was given to a family who held a barony or lands, had houses, manors or estates in the area.

Bament Early Origins



The surname Bament was first found in Kincardine, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Bament Spelling Variations


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Bament Spelling Variations



Although Medieval Scotland lacked a basic set of spelling rules, which meant that scribes recorded names according to their sounds it was not uncommon for the names of a father and son to be recorded differently. As a result, there are many spelling variations of Scottish single names. Bament has been written Balmano, Belmano, Belmanno, Bolmano, Ballmanno and many more.

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Bament Early History


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Bament Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bament research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1447 and 1582 are included under the topic Early Bament History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bament Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bament Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bament Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bament Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Bament, aged 21, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Lysander" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Lysander.htm
  • William Bament, aged 25, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Lysander" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Lysander.htm
  • William Bament, aged 25, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Lysander.htm
  • George Bament, aged 21, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Lysander.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bament (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bament (post 1700)



  • John Bament, Australian State Director for Northern Territory, Australian Mathematics Competition
  • Wendy Bament, British veterinary nurse at The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, the University of Edinburgh

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Citations


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  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Lysander.htm

Other References

  1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  3. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
  4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  9. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
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The Bament Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bament Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 30 June 2015 at 08:33.

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