The ancestry of the name Baybor dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in Baber, in the county of Suffolk
. There is also a place in Cornwall
called Baber (sometimes known as St. Dominick) from which some cases of the name may originate, but it is of later origin than the one in Suffolk.
Early Origins of the Baybor family
The surname Baybor was first found in Cambridgeshire
, where they held a family seat
from early times.
Early History of the Baybor family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Baybor research.Another 379 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1500, 1582, 1601, 1608, 1621, 1757, 1532, 1578, 1571, 1572, 1593, 1644, 1628, 1629, 1640, 1625 and 1704 are included under the topic Early Baybor History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Baybor Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Baybor have been found, including Baber, Babre, Bayber, Baybre, Babar, Baybar, Babor, Babir and many more.
Early Notables of the Baybor family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Henry Babre, a prominent 13th century landholder in Cambridgeshire; Edward Baber (1532-1578), an English politician, Member of the Parliament for Bath (1571 to 1572)... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Baybor Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Baybor family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Baybor, or a variant listed above: Francis Baber, who sailed to Massachusettes in 1635. Robert Baber journeyed to Virginia in 1663 and Nick Baber sailed to Philadelphia in 1838.