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The Bolmannow family saga is rooted in the people of the Pictish Clan of ancient Scotland. The Bolmannow family lived in the old lands of Balmanno in Kincardine. The name is a topographic or local surname, which was given to a family who held a barony or lands, had houses, manors or estates in the area.

Bolmannow Early Origins



The surname Bolmannow was first found in Kincardine, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Bolmannow Spelling Variations


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Bolmannow Spelling Variations



Prior to the invention of the printing press in the last hundred years, documents were basically unique. Names were written according to sound, and often appeared differently each time they were recorded. Spelling variations of the name Bolmannow include Balmano, Belmano, Belmanno, Bolmano, Ballmanno and many more.

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Bolmannow Early History


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Bolmannow Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bolmannow research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1447 and 1582 are included under the topic Early Bolmannow History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bolmannow Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bolmannow Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bolmannow 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



The freedom of the North American colonies was enticing, and many Scots left to make the great crossing. It was a long and hard journey, but its reward was a place where there was more land than people and tolerance was far easier to come by. Many of these people came together to fight for a new nation in the American War of Independence, while others remained loyal to the old order as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of Scots in North America have recovered much of this heritage in the 20th century through Clan societies and other such organizations. A search of immigration and passenger lists revealed many important and early immigrants to North America bearing the name of Bolmannow: Bamon Balmon who settled in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1868. William Belmano arrived in Philadelphia in 1856.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    10. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
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    The Bolmannow Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bolmannow 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 17 October 2014 at 14:04.

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