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Batt Early Origins



The surname Batt was first found in Rutland a county in central England, bordered by Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire.

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Batt Spelling Variations


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Batt Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Batt family name include Batt, B atte, Bat, Batts, Baat and others.

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Batt Early History


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Batt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Batt research. Another 293 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1323, 1240, 1631, 1620, 1679 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Batt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Batt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Batt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Batt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Batt In Ireland


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Batt In Ireland



Some of the Batt family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 49 words (4 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



For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Batt surname or a spelling variation of the name include:

Batt Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Batt, who arrived in Virginia in 1623
  • Michael Batt, who arrived in Virginia in 1623
  • Ellin Batt, who arrived in Virginia in 1624
  • Michael] Batt, who landed in Virginia in 1624
  • William Batt, aged 20, landed in Virginia in 1635
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Batt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Conrad Batt, who landed in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Niclaus Batt, who landed in New York, NY in 1782

Batt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Batt, aged 4, landed in New York, NY in 1849

Batt Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Zebulon Batt arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "William Mitchell" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WILLIAM MITCHELL 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840WilliamMitchell.gif
  • John Batt, aged 19, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Marion"
  • Jeremiah Batt, aged 26, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Sultana"
  • James Batt, aged 25, a farm labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "North"

Batt Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Batt landed in Nelson, New Zealand in 1842 aboard the ship Olympus
  • John Batt, aged 26, a farmer, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Olympus" in 1842
  • Ann Batt, aged 20, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Olympus" in 1842
  • William W. Batt arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Empress" in 1865

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Contemporary Notables of the name Batt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Batt (post 1700)



  • Philip Eugene Batt (b. 1927), American Politician, Governor of Idaho (1995-1999)
  • Bryan Batt (b. 1963), American actor
  • Damien Batt (b. 1984), English footballer
  • Sydney Mervin "Merv" Batt (1929-2015), New Zealand professional wrestler, trainer and promoter who used the ring name Steve Rickard
  • Mike Batt (b. 1949), British based songwriter, musician and producer
  • Isaac Batt (1725-1791), Canadian fur trader
  • Charles Batt (1928-2007), Australian politician

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Batt Historic Events


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Batt Historic Events




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Batt Family Crest Products


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Batt Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WILLIAM MITCHELL 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840WilliamMitchell.gif

Other References

  1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  2. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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The Batt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Batt 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.

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