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Blaybey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Blaybey is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from the family once having lived in the parish of Blaby in the diocese of Peterborough in the county of Leicestershire.

Early Origins of the Blaybey family


The surname Blaybey was first found in Leicestershire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Blaybey family


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Blaybey 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 Blaybey family name include Blaby, Blabi, Blabie, Blabey, Blabley, Blayby and many more.

Early Notables of the Blaybey family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Blaybey family to the New World and Oceana


For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, 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. Early immigrants bearing the Blaybey surname or a spelling variation of the name include: a number of settlers who arrived by the 19th century.

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