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The ancestry of the name Blayby dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the parish of Blaby in the diocese of Peterborough in the county of Leicestershire.

Blayby Early Origins



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

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Blayby Spelling Variations


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Blayby Spelling Variations



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 Blayby have been found, including Blaby, Blabi, Blabie, Blabey, Blabley, Blayby and many more.

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Blayby Early History


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Blayby Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blayby research. Another 419 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1219, 1273, 1327, 1356, 1361, 1508, 1579, 1767 and 1350 are included under the topic Early Blayby History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Blayby Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blayby Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Blayby Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



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 Blayby, or a variant listed above: a number of settlers who arrived by the 19th century.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    3. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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    The Blayby Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blayby 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 22 May 2014 at 14:18.

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