tribes of Britain. The name was taken on by someone who worked as a
from ancient times. The parish of Kirby Bellars in
takes its name from the foundation of a college there in 1359 during the reign of Edward II.
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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 Billers include Beller, Bellere, Bellier, Biller, Billere, Billier, Billers and many more.
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: Martin Biller, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732.