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Spelling variations of this family name include: Bethlem, Bethlemm, Betthlem, Bethllem, Bethelem, Bethlam, Betthlam, Bethllam and many more.
First found in Austria, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and becoming noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Betthlam research. Another 401 words (29 lines of text) covering the years 1810, 1814, 1840, 1639, 1679, 1678, 1679, 1580, 1629, 1874 and 1901 are included under the topic Early Betthlam History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 191 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Betthlam Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: members of the family who settled in North America during the 18th and 19th centuries.
The Betthlam Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Betthlam Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
This page was last modified on 10 January 2013 at 12:20.