The origins of the Buclent name lie with England's ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. It comes from when the family lived in one of the various places called Buckland in the counties of Buckinghamshire
. The place-name is derived from the word laund,
which referred to a space in the open woods where the deer grazed.
Early Origins of the Buclent family
The surname Buclent was first found in Buckingham at a village and civil parish in Aylesbury Vale district. This reference is by far the oldest but others include: Buckland, Kent
a village near Dover; Buckland, Gloucestershire
, a village and civil parish in the borough of Tewkesbury; Buckland, Hereford, a village and is part of Buckland and Chipping civil parish in East Hertfordshire; Buckland, Surrey
a village and civil parish in the Mole Valley district; and others.
Early History of the Buclent family
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Buclent Spelling Variations
Before the last few hundred
years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations
are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon
surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Buclent were recorded, including Buckland, Bucland, Bucklin and others.
Early Notables of the Buclent family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Buclent family to the New World and Oceana
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England
went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Buclent family emigrate to North America: Christopher Buckland who settled in Barbados in 1635; John Buckland settled in Virginia in 1637; Richard Buckland settled in Virginia in 1645; Walter Buckland settled in New England