Bultell History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The name Bultell is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in Lincolnshire, and eventually moved south where several branches remained for centuries.
Early Origins of the Bultell family
The surname Bultell was first found in Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Bultell family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bultell research. Another 244 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1205, 1273, 1280, 1500, 1524, 1660, 1673, 1675, 1700, 1800, 1683, 1661, 1669 and 1669 are included under the topic Early Bultell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Bultell Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Bultell has been spelled many different ways, including Bulteel, Buletell, Buletel, Bultel, Bultell, Bulteele, Bultele and many more.
Early Notables of the Bultell family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: John Bulteel, (fl. 1683), English politician, elected as the Member of Parliament for Lostwithiel in Cornwall in 1661. He was probably the son of Jean Bultel, a French Protestant minister, living at the beginning of the seventeenth century at Dover. "To a certain...
Migration of the Bultell family to Ireland
Some of the Bultell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Bultell family
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Bultells to arrive in North America: a number of settlers who arrived by the 19th century.