England in the wave of migration after the Norman Conquest of 1066. They lived in Norfolk and Kent, where they settled after the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. The Barny family originally came from Bernay in Calvados, Normandy, and it is to that location that their name refers.
Early Origins of the Barny family
Norfolk and Kent, where they were settled after the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Barny family
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Barny Spelling Variations
spelling variations characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Barney, Berney, Barny, Berny, Barnie, Bernie, Bernaye, Bairney, Bearnie, Bearny, Bernais, Berneys, Berneyes, Bearnay and many more.
Early Notables of the Barny family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Barny family to Ireland
Some of the Barny family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Barny family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families left England, to avoid the chaos of their homeland and migrated to the many British colonies abroad. Although the conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and some travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute, once in the colonies, many of the families prospered and made valuable contributions to the cultures of what would become the United States and Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Barny or a variant listed above:
Barny Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Barny Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Barny (post 1700)
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