Early Origins of the Bayler family
The surname Bayler was first found in Westmorland
. where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1195 when Ralph Baeler held estates in that county.
Early History of the Bayler family
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Bayler Spelling Variations
Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations
were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Bayler family name include Baylor, Balor, Bayler, Paler, Payler and others.
Early Notables of the Bayler family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bayler family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland
, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Bayler surname or a spelling variation of the name include:
Bayler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Hanz R. Beatty Bayler, aged 39, who settled in America, in 1897
Bayler Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Malcolm Bayler, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Glasgow, in 1906
- Sidney Bayler, aged 61, who emigrated to the United States, in 1908
- Charles H. Bayler, aged 41, who landed in America, in 1911
- Renee Bayler, aged 12, who settled in America from London, England, in 1923
- Jane J. Bayler, aged 55, who landed in America from London, England, in 1923
Contemporary Notables of the name Bayler (post 1700)
- Terence Bayler (b. 1930), New Zealand actor, best known for his role in Life of Brian (1979)