Barnisfadir History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Barnisfadir family
The surname Barnisfadir was first found in Roxburghshire where they held a family seat at Kelso from very early times. The name is anciently from the Old Norse personal name Bjarnvardr.
Important Dates for the Barnisfadir family
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Barnisfadir Spelling Variations
The name, Barnisfadir, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Bairnsfather, Bairnfather, Barnsfather, Barnisfather, Barnisfadir, Bairnsfeather, Bairnfeather, Barnsfeather, Barnfeather, Bairnisfader, Bairnisfather, Bairnisfeather, Barnisfader, Barnisfather, Barnisfeather and many more.
Early Notables of the Barnisfadir family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Barnisfadir family
The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Barnisfadir surname who came to North America were: Samuel Barnfather who landed in America in 1753.