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The present generation of the Buckingman family is only the most recent to bear a name that dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name comes from having lived in the region of Buckingham in Oxfordshire.

Buckingman Early Origins



The surname Buckingman was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Buckingman Early History


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Buckingman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Buckingman 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 Buckingman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Buckingman Spelling Variations


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Buckingman Spelling Variations



Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Buckingman include Buckingham, Buckinghame, Beckingham, Beckinhame, Buckinham, Bukingham, Buckenham, Bockingham and many more.

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Buckingman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Buckingman Early Notables (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 Buckingman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Buckingman were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: Thomas Buckingham, who settled in Milford, Connecticut, in 1639; Edward Buckingham settled in Virginia in 1650; Richard Buckingham settled in New England in 1694.

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