The history of the Beuhling family name begins in the German province of Bavaria
. Beuhling is a nickname
surname, a class of German names derived from eke-names, or added names, that described people by a personal characteristic or other attribute. Beuhling is a name for a bold or daring person. The family name Beuhling is an Anglicized form of the Bavarian surname Buljong, or Bohlung, which is derived from the German word balt, which means bold or daring. Beuhling is also a name for a person with a loud voice, which is derived from the German word bullen, which means to roar. The surname Beuhling is also derived from the Old German personal name
Bulling, which means a close relation or beloved. Furthermore, the surname is a local
type of surname as there are several places in Germany
named Bulling, Bullinge or Bullinger. Another example of this is the name of the German-Swiss town of Bullingen. These place-names derived their origin from the German word buehel, which means a hill. During the Middle Ages, the Beuhling family emerged as a notable family in Bavaria
and it made a significant contribution to the social, economic and political development of the region.
Early Origins of the Beuhling family
The surname Beuhling was first found in Bavaria
, where the name Bulling emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
Early History of the Beuhling family
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Beuhling Spelling Variations
One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Beuhling include Bulling, Buling, Buhlling, Buhling, Beulling, Beuling, Beuhlling, Beuhling, Bullinger, Buelling, Bueling, Buehlling and many more.
Early Notables of the Beuhling family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Beuhling family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of German settlers came to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. The hardships of the long voyage were balanced by the opportunity to escape poverty and religious persecution. The descendents of these settlers still populate the states of Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many also live in Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Beuhling or a variant listed above: Thomas Bulling, who settled in Virginia in 1653; Joseph Bulling settled in Maryland in 1723; Hans Martin who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732; Christian Bullinger who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1737 and Henrich Bullinger who was also recorded as having arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738.