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The Anglo-Saxons of Britain first developed the name Boeerham. It was a name given to someone who was a person who was the official bowerman, which means the servant who attended to the room of the bower.

Boeerham Early Origins



The surname Boeerham was first found in Durham and Wiltshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Boeerham Spelling Variations


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Boeerham 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 Boeerham have been found, including Bowerman, Bowreman and others.

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Boeerham Early History


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Boeerham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boeerham research. Another 299 words (21 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boeerham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boeerham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boeerham Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Boeerham In Ireland


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Boeerham In Ireland



Some of the Boeerham family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 61 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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. Among the first immigrants of the name Boeerham, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were: Henry Bowerman who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1804; John Bowerman arrived in San Francisco in 1850.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Boeerham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boeerham 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 31 January 2013 at 16:16.

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