The name Beetere comes from one of the family having worked as a coppersmith or a dealer in baterie
. The surname Beetere is possibly derived from the Old French word bateor
, meaning one who beats
, a term which has been applied to a beater of cloth or fuller. The surname may also be a short form of the word orbatour
, which means a beater of gold
Early Origins of the Beetere family
The surname Beetere was first found in Berkshire, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Beetere family
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Beetere Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Beetere have been found, including: Beater, Beeter, Beatere, Betere, Batere, Bettere and many more.
Early Notables of the Beetere family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Beetere family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Beetere, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were : Charles Bater who arrived in Virgina in 1642. Thomas Bater sailed to America in 1772.