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Bonwyck History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Anglo-Saxon name Bonwyck comes from when the family resided in the region of Bonwick, in Yorkshire.

Early Origins of the Bonwyck family

The surname Bonwyck was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Bonwyck family

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Bonwyck Spelling Variations

The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Bonwyck has been recorded under many different variations, including Bonwick, Bonnick and others.

Early Notables of the Bonwyck family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Bonwyck family to the New World and Oceana

For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Bonwyck or a variant listed above: Thomas Bonewick, settled in Virginia in 1790.

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