The origins of the Beuood name come from when the Anglo-Saxon
tribes ruled over Britain. The name Beuood was originally derived from a family having lived in or near the village of Bowood
, in the parish of Netherbury in Dorset.
Early Origins of the Beuood family
The surname Beuood was first found in Dorset
, where the name is associated with the village of Bowood in the parish of Netherbury. In the Domesday Book
survey of 1086 Bowood was recorded as lands held by the Bishop of Salisbury. CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
Early History of the Beuood family
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Beuood Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago, spelling variations
of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Beuood include Bowd, Bowood, Bowode, Bowed, Bowwd, Bowoode and many more.
Early Notables of the Beuood family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Beuood family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England
at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England
. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: A. Bowde, who arrived in New Jersey in 1664.