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The Anglo-Saxon name Blacebird comes from its first bearer, who was a man with a black beard.

Blacebird Early Origins



The surname Blacebird was first found in Hampshire, where evidence suggests they held a family seat before the Norman Conquest.

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Blacebird Spelling Variations


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Blacebird Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Blacebird has been spelled many different ways, including Blackbeard, Blackbird, Blachebiert, Blacberd, Blakeberd, Blakebird and many more.

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Blacebird Early History


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Blacebird Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blacebird research. Another 355 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1066, 1206, 1273, 1275, 1279, 1379, 1397, 1399, 1612 and 1721 are included under the topic Early Blacebird History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Blacebird Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blacebird Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Blacebird 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Blacebirds to arrive in North America: a number of settlers who migrated to the New World and contributed to the development of North American society.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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    The Blacebird Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blacebird 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 27 May 2014 at 14:26.

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