Battinson is one of the names that was brought to England
in the wave of migration following the Norman Conquest
of 1066. The Battinson family name comes from the Old English given name Batte,
a pet form of Bartholomew.
Early Origins of the Battinson family
The surname Battinson was first found in Somerset
, where the “family of Batten have been seated for nearly six centuries. They are considered of Flemish
origin. Among eminent merchants of the staple (wool-trade) temp.
Edward I., were several De Beteyns and Batyns.” CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
Early History of the Battinson family
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Battinson Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence in the eras before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate regularly changed the spellings of their names as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Battinson have been found, including Batten, Battin, Battyne, Baten, Batin, Batton and many more.
Early Notables of the Battinson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Battinson family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Battinson Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Jane Battinson, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Baboo" in 1840 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BABOO 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Baboo.htm