The name Bataal was first used by the people of an ancient Scottish tribe called the Strathclyde Britons
. It is derived from any of several place names in England
, such as Battle in Sussex
. Contrary to what one would expect, the name is not a nickname
name derived from the word battle.
Early Origins of the Bataal family
The surname Bataal was first found in Berwickshire
an ancient county of Scotland
, presently part of the Scottish Borders Council Area, located in the eastern part of the Borders Region of Scotland, Scotland.
Early History of the Bataal family
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Bataal Spelling Variations
Before the printing press standardized spelling in the last few hundred
years, no general rules existed in the English language. Spelling variations
in Scottish names from the Middle Ages are common even within a single document. Bataal has been spelled Battle, Battell, Battel, Battaile, Battail and others.
Early Notables of the Bataal family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bataal family to Ireland
Some of the Bataal family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 45 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Bataal family to the New World and Oceana
For Scottish immigrants, the great expense of travel to North America did not seem such a problem in those unstable times. Acres of land awaited them and many got the chance to fight for their freedom in the American War of Independence
. These Scots and their ancestors went on to play important roles in the forging of the great nations of the United States and Canada. Among them: Elizabeth Battle who settled in Virginia in 1654; Matthew Battle settled in Virginia in 1647; John settled there in 1654; Thomas in 1652; another Thomas settled in Massachusetts in 1635.