Bayles History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Bayles is a name that was originally given to a near the outer wall of a feudal castle which is derived from the Old French word baille, which referred to such a structure.

Early Origins of the Bayles family

The surname Bayles was first found in Colchester, where they had been granted lands about the year 1500. The name was originally spelt Bellis. Baile Hill is a man-made earth mound in York, England. It is thought to have been built in 1068 and played a part in William the Conqueror's conquest of York.

Early History of the Bayles family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bayles research. Another 68 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bayles History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bayles Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bayle, Bayles, Baile, Bailes, Bellis and others.

Early Notables of the Bayles family (pre 1700)

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United States Bayles migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bayles Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Peter Bayles, who settled in Virginia in 1642
  • John Bayles, who landed in New Haven, Connecticut in 1654 [1]
Bayles Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jane Bayles, who settled in Baltimore Maryland in 1820
  • Charles Bayles, who settled in New York State in 1821
  • Harrul Bayles, aged 30, who immigrated to the United States from Glasgow, in 1892
  • Henry B. Bayles, aged 35, who settled in America, in 1892
Bayles Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Edwin Bayles, aged 53, who immigrated to America from Featherstone, in 1903
  • James Henry Bayles, aged 25, who landed in America from London, in 1904
  • Gwendolene Bayles, aged 0, who settled in America from London, England, in 1907
  • Elizabeth Wilkinsen Bayles, aged 40, who landed in America from Redcar, England, in 1907
  • Evelyn Bayles, aged 0, who immigrated to the United States, in 1908
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Canada Bayles migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bayles Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
  • Beatrise Bayles, aged 23, who settled in St. John's, Newfoundland, in 1910

Australia Bayles migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Bayles Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Amelia Bayles, aged 20, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "Lady Ann"

Contemporary Notables of the name Bayles (post 1700) +

  • Isadore "Ike" Bayles (1876-1956), Alaskan businessman, generally considered one of the founding fathers of Anchorage, Alaska
  • Dan Bayles (b. 1977), American artist in Los Angeles
  • Lowell R. Bayles (1900-1931), American air race pilot, winner of the 1931 Thompson Trophy
  • Robert Ellery Bayles, American Geologist
  • Harold James Phillip "Tiga" Bayles (1953-2016), Australian radio presenter and indigenous rights activist
  • Kenneth Bayles, Associate Professor at University of Nebraska Medical Center


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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