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The name Bawehan first arose amongst the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from their having lived in Boreham, a parish four miles from Chelmsford, in the county of Essex.

Bawehan Early Origins



The surname Bawehan was first found in Sussex and Essex where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Bawehan Spelling Variations


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Bawehan Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Bawehan has appeared include Borham, Boreham, Borhunt, Borhont and others.

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Bawehan Early History


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Bawehan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bawehan research. Another 97 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 167 and 1675 are included under the topic Early Bawehan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bawehan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bawehan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bawehan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Bawehan arrived in North America very early: Thomas Boreham who settled in Boston, Massachusetts in 1766.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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    4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
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    The Bawehan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bawehan 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.

    This page was last modified on 6 November 2012 at 16:14.

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