× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2016


The Beel surname is thought to have been created from one of the places so named (in Northumberland, and in West Yorkshire). The place name derives from the Old English "beo," meaning "bee" and "hyll," meaning "hill." There is also a Norman name Beel derived from the Old French "bel."

Beel Early Origins



The surname Beel was first found in Northumberland. Today Beeley is a village and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of northern Derbyshire, near Bakewell. In the Domesday Book, the place name was listed as Begelie [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Close

Beel Spelling Variations


Expand

Beel Spelling Variations



During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Beel occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Beal, Beale, Beall, Bealle, Beel, Beele, Beales, Bealer and many more.

Close

Beel Early History


Expand

Beel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beel research. Another 121 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1203, 1651, 1608, 1683, 1621, 1684, 1660, 1664, 1665, 1632, 1699 and 1674 are included under the topic Early Beel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Beel Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Beel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name during their early history was William Beale (died 1651), an English Royalist churchman, Master in turn of Jesus College, Cambridge and St John's College, Cambridge; John Beale (c.1608-1683), an English clergyman, scientific writer, and early Fellow of the Royal Society; Sir John Beale...

Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Beel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Beel, or a spelling variation of the surname include:

Beel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Wilhelm Beel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Johannes Ludwig Beel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Peter Beel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1761

Beel Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William R Beel arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lady Bruce" in 1846
  • William Beel arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lady Bruce" in 1846
  • William Beel (aged 25) arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Aliquis"

Beel Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Eliza Beel arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ulcoats" in 1864

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Beel (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Beel (post 1700)



  • Charles D. Beel, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1920
  • William John Leonard "Len" Beel (b. 1945), English former professional footballer
  • George Beel (1900-1980), English professional footballer

Close

Beel Family Crest Products


Expand

Beel Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. 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.
  2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  3. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  11. ...

The Beel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beel 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 11 November 2015 at 10:17.

Sign Up

  


FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest