The name Berdewelle has a long Anglo-Saxon
heritage. The name comes from when a family lived in Suffolk
, where the family name was originally derived from the village of Bardwell
Early Origins of the Berdewelle family
The surname Berdewelle was first found in Suffolk
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Berdewelle family
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Berdewelle Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Berdewelle have been found, including Bardwell, Bardewell, Bardwelle, Berdwell, Berdewelle, Bardwill and many more.
Early Notables of the Berdewelle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Berdewelle family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Berdewelle, or a variant listed above: G.S. Bardwell who arrived in Ontario in 1837.