Anglo-Saxon origin. It was a name given to a person with a hunched back, or some other peculiarity of the back or spine. The word back is originally derived from the Old English word bakke, which in turn is derived from the Old English word boec.
Early Origins of the Bax family
Somerset, where they held a family seat before the Norman Conquest of 1066.
Early History of the Bax family
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Bax Spelling Variations
hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Bax were recorded, including Back, Backe, Bace, Bac, Bak, Bache and others.
Early Notables of the Bax family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bax family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bax Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Bax (post 1700)
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