name Bultar comes from when its first bearer worked as a sifter of meal.
Other evidence suggests that the surname Bultar was established as an area called Boulder.
From there people acquired the surname. The name is also derived from the Old English word bulder
which means boulder
Alternatively the name could have been derived from the word bolter
which was a miller. Boulter's Lock and Boutler's Island are both located on the River Thames on the eastern side of Maidenhead, Berkshire.
Early Origins of the Bultar family
The surname Bultar was first found in Yorkshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest
Early History of the Bultar family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bultar research.Another 65 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1272, 1635, 1709, 1694, 1635, 1709, 1694, 1698, 1701, 1672, 1742, 1724, 1742 and 1719 are included under the topic Early Bultar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Bultar Spelling Variations
Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon
surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations
. Changes in Anglo-Saxon
names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Bultar include Boulter, Bolter, Boulder, Bolteir and others.
Early Notables of the Bultar family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Edmund Boulter (c.1635-1709), a London merchant and politician, Sheriff of London (1694); Edmund Boulter (c.
1635-1709), a London merchant and politician, Sheriff of London in... Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bultar Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Bultar family to Ireland
Some of the Bultar family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland
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Migration of the Bultar family to the New World and Oceana
Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Bultar or a variant listed above: Nathanial Boulter who settled in Hampton New Hampshire
in 1630; William Boulter settled in New England
in 1748; John Bolteir settled in Virginia in 1654..