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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, arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Lysander"
  • William Bament, aged 25, a farm servant, arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Lysander"
  • William Bament, aged 25, arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1851
  • George Bament, aged 21, arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1851

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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    4. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    5. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    7. 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).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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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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