Anglo-Saxon culture. It comes from when the family lived at the bull-pit, which literally means that the family lived by the hollow clearing.
Early Origins of the Bulpit family
Somerset, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Bulpit family
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Bulpit Spelling Variations
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 Bulpit were recorded, including Bullpitt, Bulpit, Bulpitt, Bullpen, Bulpin, Bulepenne, Bullputt and many more.
Early Notables of the Bulpit family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bulpit 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 Bulpit family emigrate to North America:
Bulpit Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Bulpit (post 1700)
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