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Buist History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Buist surname occurs in Normandy in the 12th century.

Early Origins of the Buist family


The surname Buist was first found in Fife, where they were granted lands under the name Bois Arnold. In 1130 Ernald de Bosco was holding Arnald in the county of Leicestershire, and Little Halton and Braefield in Northampton and other lands in the honor of Huntingdon. They moved north with David, Earl of Huntingdon, and were granted lands, and Peter Buist was shown as Chief of that clan.

Early History of the Buist family


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Buist Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Boyst, Buist, Boist, Bosco and others.

Early Notables of the Buist family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Buist family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Buist Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Buist, who settled in America in 1698

Buist Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Buist, who settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1793
  • George Buist, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1793 [1]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)

Buist Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Robert Buist, who settled in Philadelphia in 1828
  • William Buist, who settled in Philadelphia in 1832
  • William Buist, who landed in America in 1832 [1]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)
  • David Buist, who landed in America in 1833 [1]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)
  • David Buist, who settled in New York in 1833
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Buist Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • David Buist, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1861

Contemporary Notables of the name Buist (post 1700)


  • George Buist LL.D. (1805-1860), Scottish journalist and scientist
  • John Latto Farquharson "Ian" Buist CB (1930-2012), British diplomat who worked in Kenya and East Africa during the 1950s
  • Alfred George Buist (1883-1907), English footballer who made 83 appearances in the Football League for Lincoln City playing as a goalkeeper (1904-1907)
  • Dr. Richard Buist, Canadian scientist at the Department of Radiology, University of Manitoba, Canada
  • Andy Buist (b. 1984), English rugby union player
  • Teddy Buist (b. 1885), Australian rules footballer
  • Grant Buist (b. 1973), New Zealand cartoonist and animator, creator of the strip "Brunswick"
  • Commander Colin Buist, Equerry to the Queen of England

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Citations


  1. ^ 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)

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