Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It is derived from a member of the family 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 Bentebowe family
family seat from the Middle Ages.
Early History of the Bentebowe family
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Bentebowe Spelling Variations
spelling variations, including Benbow, Bendbow, Benbowe, Bendbowe, Benbough, Bendebowe and many more.
Early Notables of the Bentebowe family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bentebowe family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Bentebowe were among those contributors: Ann Benbow who sailed to Virginia in 1652.
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