Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It was a name typically given to a person who had facial features similar to a buzzard. The etymology of the name Busteed lies in the Latin avis tarda which means "clumsy bird". The buzzard was a fairly common bird in medieval England.
Early Origins of the Busteed family
Devon where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Busteed family
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Busteed Spelling Variations
hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Busteed include Bustard, Busteed, Busterd and others.
Early Notables of the Busteed family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Busteed family to Ireland
Some of the Busteed family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Busteed family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Busteed Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Busteed (post 1700)
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