Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from the family once having lived in an estate called Bigland, in the parish of Cartmell, North Lancashire. Alternatively, the name could have been derived from Biglands, a hamlet in Cumbria.
Early Origins of the Bigglynd family
Lancashire, where they were a very ancient family seated at Bigland Hall.
Early History of the Bigglynd family
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Bigglynd Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Bigglynd family name include Bigland, Biglin, Biglen, Biglon, Biglande, Byglande and many more.
Early Notables of the Bigglynd family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bigglynd family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Bigglynd surname or a spelling variation of the name include: Patrick Bigland, who arrived in New York in 1824.
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