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The ancestry of the name Bunchcoomb dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the village of Butcombe in the county of Somerset.

Bunchcoomb Early Origins



The surname Bunchcoomb was first found in Somerset, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Bunchcoomb Spelling Variations


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Bunchcoomb Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Bunchcoomb have been found, including Buncombe, Butcombe, Bounecombe, Bunecombe, Buncomb, Boncombe and many more.

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Bunchcoomb Early History


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Bunchcoomb Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bunchcoomb research. Another 377 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1327 and 1500 are included under the topic Early Bunchcoomb History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bunchcoomb Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bunchcoomb Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Bunchcoomb, or a variant listed above: William Bunchcombe who arrived in Virginia in 1663.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
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    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    6. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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    The Bunchcoomb Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bunchcoomb Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 26 November 2013 at 16:05.

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