Anglo-Saxon name Burleson come from when the family resided in the village of Burleston in Dorset.
Early Origins of the Burleson family
Dorset, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Burleson family
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Burleson Spelling Variations
spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Burleson has been recorded under many different variations, including Burleson, Burleston, Burlison, Burlyson, Burlson and many more.
Early Notables of the Burleson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Burleson family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Burleson or a variant listed above:
Burleson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Burleson (post 1700)
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