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Birnisfader Early Origins



The surname Birnisfader was first found in Roxburghshire where they held a family seat at Kelso from very early times. The name is anciently from the Old Norse personal name Bjarnvardr.

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Birnisfader Spelling Variations


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Birnisfader Spelling Variations



During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Birnisfader occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Bairnsfather, Bairnfather, Barnsfather, Barnisfather, Barnisfadir, Bairnsfeather, Bairnfeather, Barnsfeather, Barnfeather, Bairnisfader, Bairnisfather, Bairnisfeather, Barnisfader, Barnisfather, Barnisfeather and many more.

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Birnisfader Early History


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Birnisfader Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Birnisfader research. Another 245 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1502, 1525, 1542, 1590 and 1687 are included under the topic Early Birnisfader History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Birnisfader Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Birnisfader Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Birnisfader Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Birnisfader, or a spelling variation of the surname include: Samuel Barnfather who landed in America in 1753.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    2. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    3. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    4. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    5. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    7. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Birnisfader Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Birnisfader Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 3 December 2014 at 16:24.

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