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The ancestors of the name Beckele date back to the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from their residence in or around the parish of Beckles, in the county of Suffolk.

Beckele Early Origins



The surname Beckele was first found in Suffolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Beckele Spelling Variations


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Beckele Spelling Variations



Beckele has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Bekell, Beckles, Beccles, Bekles, Beckle, Beccle, Beckells, Beccells and many more.

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Beckele Early History


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Beckele Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beckele research. Another 575 words (41 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1191, 1256, 1273, 1278, 1500 and 1642 are included under the topic Early Beckele History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Beckele Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Beckele Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Beckele Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Beckeles to arrive on North American shores:

Beckele Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Adam Beckele, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765

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Beckele Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    9. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    10. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
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    The Beckele Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beckele Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 30 September 2014 at 11:29.

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