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The name Boyermind is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name was given to a person who was a person who was the official bowerman, which means the servant who attended to the room of the bower.

Boyermind Early Origins



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

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Boyermind Spelling Variations


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Boyermind Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Boyermind family name include Bowerman, Bowreman and others.

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Boyermind Early History


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Boyermind Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boyermind research. Another 299 words (21 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boyermind History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boyermind Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boyermind Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Boyermind Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boyermind In Ireland


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Boyermind In Ireland



Some of the Boyermind family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 61 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



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 Boyermind or a variant listed above: Henry Bowerman who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1804; John Bowerman arrived in San Francisco in 1850.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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