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Blenheim Early Origins



The surname Blenheim was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Blenheim Spelling Variations


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Blenheim Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Beinhheim, Beinheim, Beinhheime, Beinhheimme, Beinhheimon, Beinhheims, Beynem, Benshem, Blenhiem and many more.

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Blenheim Early History


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Blenheim Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blenheim research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Blenheim History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Blenheim Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blenheim Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Blenheim Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Blenheim Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Francis Blenheim, who arrived in America in 1741
  • Francis Blenheim, who arrived in Maryland in 1741

Blenheim Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Saml. Blenheim, who settled in Ontario in 1871
  • Samuel Blenheim, who was on record in the census of Ontario of 1871

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    9. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
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    The Blenheim Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blenheim 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 20 June 2013 at 16:01.

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