Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name reveals that an early member worked as a fisherman or boatman. The name was derived from the Old English word bat, which meant boat.
Early Origins of the Batey family
Somerset, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Batey family
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Batey Spelling Variations
hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Batey were recorded, including Batie, Battie, Batee, Battee, Baittie, Baitie, Baty, Batty, Battey and many more.
Early Notables of the Batey family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Batey family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Batey Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Batey (post 1700)
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