The name Bucktrout is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in the region of Buchholz or dweller near a beech grove
where it is of German origin. The surname was later adopted in England
after the 12th century.
Early Origins of the Bucktrout family
The surname Bucktrout was first found in Yorkshire
, where they held a family seat
from the Middle Ages.
Early History of the Bucktrout family
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Bucktrout Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred
years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Bucktrout has been spelled many different ways, including Bucktrout, Buktrowte, Bucktrowte, Buktrout and many more.
Early Notables of the Bucktrout family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bucktrout family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Bucktrouts to arrive in North America:
Bucktrout Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Martha Bucktrout who arrived in America in 1753
Contemporary Notables of the name Bucktrout (post 1700)
- Peter Bucktrout, English photographer, digital imaging specialist and film cameraman with the British Antarctic Survey