Blagebord History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The history of the name Blagebord goes back those Anglo-Saxon tribes that once ruled over Britain. Such a name was given to a man with a black beard.
Early Origins of the Blagebord family
The surname Blagebord was first found in Hampshire, where evidence suggests they held a family seat before the Norman Conquest.
Early History of the Blagebord family
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Blagebord Spelling Variations
Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Blagebord family name include Blackbeard, Blackbird, Blachebiert, Blacberd, Blakeberd, Blakebird and many more.
Early Notables of the Blagebord family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Blagebord family
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Investigation of the origins of family names on the North American continent has revealed that early immigrants bearing the name Blagebord or a variant listed above: a number of settlers who migrated to the New World and contributed to the development of North American society.