Anglo-Saxon tribes that once ruled over Britain. Such a name was given to a a cottager, or one who boards.
Early Origins of the Boord family
Sussex, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Early History of the Boord family
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Boord Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Boord family name include Board, Borde, Bord, Boards and others.
Early Notables of the Boord family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Boord family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, 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. Investigation of the origins of family names on the North American continent has revealed that early immigrants bearing the name Boord or a variant listed above:
Boord Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Boord (post 1700)
The Boord Motto
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto Translation: Pierce.
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