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The Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain were the first to use the name of Batkin. The name had a practical origin since it came from when its initial bearer worked as a maker or seller of knives. The surname Batkin comes from the Old English word bodkin, which is also spelled bodekin, and refers to a short, pointed weapon or dagger.

Batkin Early Origins



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

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Batkin Spelling Variations


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Batkin Spelling Variations



Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Batkin include Badkin, Bodkin, Bodekin, Badekin, Bodekyn, Badekyn, Batekyn, Bodychen, Battkin and many more.

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Batkin Early History


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Batkin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Batkin research. Another 415 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1297, 1312, 1331, 1349, 1369, 1623, 1752, 1779, 1572, 1523, 1518, 1519, 1610, 1611, 1639, 1640 and 1710 are included under the topic Early Batkin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Batkin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Batkin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Batkin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Batkin In Ireland


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Batkin In Ireland



Some of the Batkin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Batkin or a variant listed above:

Batkin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Chas. Batkin, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States, in 1893
  • Lizzie Batkin, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States, in 1893
  • Marietta Batkin, aged 29, who landed in America, in 1893

Batkin Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Meite Batkin, aged 38, who settled in America from Odessa, in 1905
  • Rachmiel Batkin, aged 17, who landed in America from Odessa, in 1905
  • Rosalie Batkin, aged 9, who emigrated to the United States from Odessa, in 1905
  • Schlime Batkin, aged 7, who settled in America from Odessa, in 1905
  • Harry Batkin, aged 11, who landed in America from Odessa, in 1905
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Batkin Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • T C Batkin, who landed in New Plymouth, New Zealand in 1840 aboard the ship Slaina Castle

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Crom-a-Boo
Motto Translation: Crom for ever.


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    5. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    11. ...

    The Batkin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Batkin Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 16 September 2013 at 18:14.

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