Early Origins of the Bludder family
The surname Bludder was first found in Surrey
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that county.
Early History of the Bludder family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bludder research.Another 407 words (29 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1046, 1147, 1397, 1430, 1433, 1561, 1455, 1487, 1604, 1618, 1660, 1682, 1655, 1621 and 1640 are included under the topic Early Bludder History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Bludder 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 Bludder family name include Bludder, Bloodder, Blutter, Bluther, Bloother, Blootter, Blotter, Bludworth, Bloodworth and many more.
Early Notables of the Bludder family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bludder 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 Bludder surname or a spelling variation of the name include: Laurenz Blatter, who arrived in Carolina in 1738; Barbara Blatter, who landed in Carolina in 1743; Nicholas Blatter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765.