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
Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Bendlowes family
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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)
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Migration of the Bendlowes family to the New World and Oceana
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.
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