Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived in the region of Buckingham in Oxfordshire.
Early Origins of the Bikenhan family
Oxfordshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times.
Early History of the Bikenhan family
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Bikenhan Spelling Variations
spelling variations, including Buckingham, Buckinghame, Beckingham, Beckinhame, Buckinham, Bukingham, Buckenham, Bockingham and many more.
Early Notables of the Bikenhan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bikenhan family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Bikenhan were among those contributors: Thomas Buckingham, who settled in Milford, Connecticut, in 1639; Edward Buckingham settled in Virginia in 1650; Richard Buckingham settled in New England in 1694.
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