Byndloss History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The name Byndloss is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name was taken on by someone who worked as a wolf trapper. The surname Byndloss literally means bind-wolves, and is a combination of the Old English word bindan and the Old French word lou.
Early Origins of the Byndloss family
The surname Byndloss was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Byndloss family
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Byndloss Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few 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 Byndloss include Bindloose, Byndlowes, Byndeloue, Byndlowys, Byndelase, Bindlos, Bindloss and many more.
Early Notables of the Byndloss family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: Robertus Byndlowys, a prominent 14th century landholder in Yorkshire; Edward Benlowes (1603-1676), an English poet; and Sir Robert Bindlosse, 1st Baronet (1624-1688), an English...
Migration of the Byndloss family
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: a number of settlers who arrived by the 19th century.