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The name Batie comes from one of the family having worked as a fisherman or boatman. The name was derived from the Old English word bat, which meant boat.

Early Origins of the Batie family

The surname Batie was first found in Somerset, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Batie family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Batie research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1277, 1301, 1379, 1570, 1603, 1700, 1704, 1763, 1772, and 1822 are included under the topic Early Batie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Batie Spelling Variations

Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Batie have been found, including: Batie, Battie, Batee, Battee, Baittie, Baitie, Baty, Batty, Battey and many more.

Early Notables of the Batie family (pre 1700)

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Batie Ranking

In the United States, the name Batie is the 14,991st most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

Canada Batie migration to Canada +

Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Batie, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :

Batie Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. John Batie U.E. who settled in St. Andrews, Charlotte County, New Brunswick c. 1783 [2]
Batie Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Arthur Batie was living in Middlesex County, Ontario in 1826
  • Mary Batie was recorded in Renfrew County, Ontario in 1857

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  2. Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X on Facebook