The name Blagebearde is of Anglo-Saxon
origin. It was name for a man with a black beard.
Early Origins of the Blagebearde family
The surname Blagebearde was first found in Hampshire
, where evidence suggests they held a family seat
before the Norman Conquest.
Early History of the Blagebearde family
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Blagebearde 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 Blagebearde have been found, including Blackbeard, Blackbird, Blachebiert, Blacberd, Blakeberd, Blakebird and many more.
Early Notables of the Blagebearde family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Blagebearde family to the New World and Oceana
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 powerful new nations. Among early immigrants of the Blagebearde surname to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were: a number of settlers who migrated to the New World and contributed to the development of North American society.