Batte History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Batte family
The surname Batte was first found in Rutland a county in central England, bordered by Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. One of the first records of the family was Gerrard Bat who was Lord Mayor of London in 1240.
Early History of the Batte family
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Batte Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Batte has been recorded under many different variations, including Batt, Batte, Bat, Batts, Baat and others.
Early Notables of the Batte family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Anthony Batt (d. 1651), a Benedictine monk who resided for some years in the English monastery of his order at Dieulwart, in...
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Migration of the Batte family to Ireland
Some of the Batte family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Batte family
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Batte or a variant listed above: Anne and Christopher Batt who settled in Massachusetts in 1635; Dorothie Batt settled in 1638 with five children; Elizabeth Batt settled in Barbados in 1660.
Contemporary Notables of the name Batte (post 1700) +
- Erik Batte Herrera (b. 1974), retired Cuban hurdler 
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