The Battaale family name comes from a place name that was first used among the Viking settlers who arrived in the shores of Scotland
in the Middle Ages. The Battaale name comes from someone having lived 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 Battaale family
The surname Battaale 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 Battaale family
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Battaale Spelling Variations
Translation and spelling were non-standardized practices in the Middle Ages, so scribes had only their ears to rely on. This was a practice of extremely limited efficiency, and spelling variations
in names, even within a single document, were the result. Over the years, Battaale has appeared Battle, Battell, Battel, Battaile, Battail and others.
Early Notables of the Battaale family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Battaale family to Ireland
Some of the Battaale 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 Battaale family to the New World and Oceana
The fertile east coast of what would become US and Canada was soon dotted with the farms of Scottish settlers. Some of them remained faithful to the crown and called themselves United Empire Loyalists, while others had the chance to pay back their old oppressors in the American War of Independence
. That brave spirit lives on today in the highland games that dot North America in the summer. Passenger and immigration lists indicate that members of the Battaale family came to North America quite early: 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.