Anglo-Saxon name. It comes from when a family lived near a mountain. This name was brought to England by the Normans, and is a corruption of the Norman French name Beaumont, which means beautiful mountain.
Early Origins of the Bemon family
Suffolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Bemon family
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Bemon Spelling Variations
hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Bemon were recorded, including Beman, Beeman, Bemon, Beemon, Bayman, Baymon and many more.
Early Notables of the Bemon family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bemon family to the New World and Oceana
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Bemon family emigrate to North America:
Bemon Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Bemon Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
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