Bindlows History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name Bindlows comes from one of the family having worked as a wolf trapper. The surname Bindlows literally means bind-wolves, and is a combination of the Old English word bindan and the Old French word lou.
Early Origins of the Bindlows family
The surname Bindlows was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Bindlows family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bindlows research. Another 122 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1301, 1327, 1379, 1461, 1582, 1624, 1666, 1603, 1676, 1624, 1688, 1640, 1648, 1516 and 1584 are included under the topic Early Bindlows History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Bindlows Spelling Variations
Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Bindlows have been found, including: Bindloose, Byndlowes, Byndeloue, Byndlowys, Byndelase, Bindlos, Bindloss and many more.
Early Notables of the Bindlows family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: Robertus Byndlowys, a prominent 14th century landholder in Yorkshire; Edward Benlowes (1603-1676), an English poet; and Sir Robert Bindlosse, 1st Baronet (1624-1688), an English...
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Migration of the Bindlows family
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Bindlows, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were : a number of settlers who arrived by the 19th century.