Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name was taken on by someone who worked as a person employed as an archer which is derived from the Old English words bend, which means to bend, and bowe which means bow.
Early Origins of the Bendboe family
family seat from the Middle Ages.
Early History of the Bendboe family
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Bendboe Spelling Variations
hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Bendboe include Benbow, Bendbow, Benbowe, Bendbowe, Benbough, Bendebowe and many more.
Early Notables of the Bendboe family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bendboe family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: Ann Benbow who sailed to Virginia in 1652.
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