Origins Available: English
Boyte is a habitational name for someone who lived at or near various places by the same name in England
. Boyton is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire
but as recent as 2001, it had a relatively small population of 179. In late Victorian times, the historic Boyton Manor, next to the Anglican parish church, became the home of Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany. Boyton is also a civil parish and village in Cornwall
Early Origins of the Boyte family
The surname Boyte was first found in Suffolk
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1198 when Richard of Boitona held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Boyte family
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Boyte Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Boyton, Boyten, Boyden, Boydon, Boiton, Boiten and others.
Early Notables of the Boyte family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Boyte family to Ireland
Some of the Boyte family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Boyte family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers, who arrived along the eastern seaboard, from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.
Contemporary Notables of the name Boyte (post 1700)
- Harry Boyte, American Co-Director of the Center for Democracy and Citizenship at Augsburg College, a Senior Fellow at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs