Strathclyde Britons of the Scottish/English Borderlands. It is derived from any of several place names in England, such as Battle in Sussex. Contrary to what one would expect, the name is not a nickname or occupational name derived from the word battle.
Early Origins of the Battell family
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 Battell family
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Battell Spelling Variations
hundred years that rules have developed and the process of spelling according to sound has been abandoned. Scottish names from before that time tend to appear under many different spelling variations. Battell has been spelled Battle, Battell, Battel, Battaile, Battail and others.
Early Notables of the Battell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Battell family to Ireland
Some of the Battell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Battell family to the New World and Oceana
Unwelcome in their beloved homeland, many Scots sailed for the colonies of North America. There, they found land and freedom, and even the opportunity to make a new nation in the American War of Independence. These Scottish settlers played essential roles in the founding of the United States, and the shaping of contemporary North America. Among them:
Battell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
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