Beamonte History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The surname is one of the many names that the Normans brought with them when they conquered England in 1066. The Beamonte family lived in Dorset and Gloucestershire. The geographical derivation of the name, however, does not stem from these locations, but relates to numerous areas in France, which are so named.
Early Origins of the Beamonte family
The surname Beamonte was first found in Dorset and Gloucestershire, where they had been granted lands by King William after the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Early History of the Beamonte family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beamonte research. Another 136 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1198, 1305, 1309, 1340, 1584, 1585, 1616 and 1929 are included under the topic Early Beamonte History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Beamonte Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Beaumont, Beaumond, Beamond, Beamont, Beamonte, Beamonde, Bellmont, Belmont, Beomont, Beumond, Bewmont, Bewmonte, Bellemont, Beumont, Beaumount, Bewmount, Bowmont, Bowmaunt and many more.
Early Notables of the Beamonte family
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Migration of the Beamonte family to Ireland
Some of the Beamonte family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Beamonte family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Beamond who settled in Virginia in 1635; Andrew Beaumont settled in New England in 1805; Richard Beamond settled in New Jersey in 1664.
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Fide sed cui vide
Motto Translation: Trust, but be careful whom.