The name Blakebart has a history dating as far back as the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It was a name for a man with a black beard.
Early Origins of the Blakebart family
The surname Blakebart was first found in Hampshire
, where evidence suggests they held a family seat
before the Norman Conquest.
Early History of the Blakebart family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blakebart 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 Blakebart History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Blakebart 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 Blakebart have been found, including Blackbeard, Blackbird, Blachebiert, Blacberd, Blakeberd, Blakebird and many more.
Early Notables of the Blakebart family (pre 1700)
More information is included under the topic Early Blakebart Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Blakebart 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 for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Blakebart, or a variant listed above: a number of settlers who migrated to the New World and contributed to the development of North American society.