The many generations and branches of the Borrder family can all place the origins of their surname with the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. Their name reveals that an early member worked as a cottager
or someone who was a tenant.
Early Origins of the Borrder family
The surname Borrder was first found in Somerset
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Borrder family
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Borrder Spelling Variations
Before the last few hundred
years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations
are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon
surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Borrder were recorded, including Border, Borders, Boarder, Bordere, Bowrder, Bordder and many more.
Early Notables of the Borrder family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Borrder family to the New World and Oceana
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England
went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Borrder family emigrate to North America: Robert Border who arrived in Virginia in 1653.