The name Bucking is of Anglo-Saxon
origin and came from when a family lived in the region of Buckingham
Early Origins of the Bucking family
The surname Bucking was first found in Oxfordshire
where they held a family seat
from very ancient times.
Early History of the Bucking family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bucking research.Another 229 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1786, 1855, 1825, 1867, 1702, 1701, 1702, 1649, 1713, 1704 and 1705 are included under the topic Early Bucking History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Bucking 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 Bucking family name include Buckingham, Buckinghame, Beckingham, Beckinhame, Buckinham, Bukingham, Buckenham, Bockingham and many more.
Early Notables of the Bucking family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include James Silk Buckingham (1786-1855), an English author and traveler; and his son, Leicester Silk Buckingham (1825-1867) was an English dramatist; William Bokenham (died... Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bucking Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Bucking 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. Early immigrants bearing the Bucking surname or a spelling variation of the name include :
Bucking Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Dietrich Wilh Bucking, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1770 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)