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The roots of the Anglo-Saxon name Bekman come from when the family resided in Cambridgeshire, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.

Bekman Early Origins



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

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Bekman Spelling Variations


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Bekman Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Bekman has been recorded under many different variations, including Beckman, Bickman, Bicman, Bickeman, Bikman, Bykman and many more.

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Bekman Early History


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Bekman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bekman research. Another 400 words (29 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1301, 1500, 1684, 1706, 1758, and 1771 are included under the topic Early Bekman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bekman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bekman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bekman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Bekman or a variant listed above: John Bickman who sailed to Baltimore in 1832.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bekman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bekman (post 1700)



  • Harold T. Bekman, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1952

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Bekman Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    7. 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).
    8. 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.
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
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    The Bekman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bekman 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 29 January 2016 at 09:24.

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