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The ancient roots of the Borhonde family name are in the Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Borhonde comes from when the family lived in Boreham, a parish four miles from Chelmsford, in the county of Essex.

Borhonde Early Origins



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

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Borhonde Spelling Variations


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Borhonde Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Borhonde has appeared include Borham, Boreham, Borhunt, Borhont and others.

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Borhonde Early History


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Borhonde Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Borhonde research. Another 97 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 167 and 1675 are included under the topic Early Borhonde History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Borhonde Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Borhonde Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Borhonde 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



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Borhonde arrived in North America very early: Thomas Boreham who settled in Boston, Massachusetts in 1766.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Borhonde Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Borhonde 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 6 November 2012 at 16:14.

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