The Bloxsom surname is derived from a place name, such as Bloxham in Oxfordshire
and Bloxholm in Lincolnshire
, both of which are recorded in Domesday Book.
Early Origins of the Bloxsom family
The surname Bloxsom was first found in Oxfordshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest
Early History of the Bloxsom family
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Bloxsom Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago, spelling variations
of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Bloxsom include Blossom, Blossome, Bloxam, Bloxham, Bloxsome, Blossun, Bloyan, Bloxholmedax, Bloxen and many more.
Early Notables of the Bloxsom family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bloxsom family to Ireland
Some of the Bloxsom family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Bloxsom family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England
at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England
. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
Bloxsom Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Sarah Bloxsom, aged 29, who landed in America, in 1922
- Clara Bloxsom, aged 47, who settled in New York, U.S.A., in 1923
Contemporary Notables of the name Bloxsom (post 1700)
- Felix Bloxsom, Australian professional musician and songwriter, winner of the National Jazz Awards at the 2004 Wangaratta Festival of Jazz