Bavaria. Buhling is a nickname surname, a class of German names derived from eke-names, or added names, that described people by a personal characteristic or other attribute. Buhling is a name for a bold or daring person. The family name Buhling is an Anglicized form of the Bavarian surname Buljong, or Bohlung, which is derived from the German word balt, which means bold or daring. Buhling is also a name for a person with a loud voice, which is derived from the German word bullen, which means to roar. The surname Buhling is also derived from the Old German personal name Bulling, which means a close relation or beloved. Furthermore, the surname is a local type of surname as there are several places in Germany named Bulling, Bullinge or Bullinger. Another example of this is the name of the German-Swiss town of Bullingen. These place-names derived their origin from the German word buehel, which means a hill. During the Middle Ages, the Buhling family emerged as a notable family in Bavaria and it made a significant contribution to the social, economic and political development of the region.
Early Origins of the Buhling family
Bavaria, where the name Bulling emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
Early History of the Buhling family
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Early Notables of the Buhling family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Buhling family to the New World and Oceana
Between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries, German settlers arrived in North America by the thousands. Persecution based on religion and poverty were great motivators in this large-scale migration. So too was the opportunity for tenant farmers to own their own land. Ample land and opportunity awaited the settlers who went to such states as Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California, as well as Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Buhling or a variant listed above:
Buhling Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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