Show ContentsBendlowes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Bendlowes finds its origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxons of England. It was given to one who worked as a wolf trapper. The surname Bendlowes literally means bind-wolves, and is a combination of the Old English word bindan and the Old French word lou.

Early Origins of the Bendlowes family

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

Early History of the Bendlowes family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bendlowes research. Another 122 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1301, 1327, 1379, 1461, 1582, 1624, 1666, 1603, 1676, 1624, 1688, 1640, 1648, 1516 and 1584 are included under the topic Early Bendlowes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bendlowes 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. Bendlowes has been recorded under many different variations, including Bindloose, Byndlowes, Byndeloue, Byndlowys, Byndelase, Bindlos, Bindloss and many more.

Early Notables of the Bendlowes family (pre 1700)

Notables of this surname at this time include: Robertus Byndlowys, a prominent 14th century landholder in Yorkshire; Edward Benlowes (1603-1676), an English poet; and Sir Robert Bindlosse, 1st Baronet (1624-1688), an English...
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Migration of the Bendlowes family

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 Bendlowes or a variant listed above: a number of settlers who arrived by the 19th century. on Facebook