Byndlowys History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name Byndlowys is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name was given to a person who was a wolf trapper. The surname Byndlowys literally means bind-wolves, and is a combination of the Old English word bindan and the Old French word lou.
Early Origins of the Byndlowys family
The surname Byndlowys was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Byndlowys family
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Byndlowys Spelling Variations
Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Byndlowys family name include Bindloose, Byndlowes, Byndeloue, Byndlowys, Byndelase, Bindlos, Bindloss and many more.
Early Notables of the Byndlowys 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...
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Migration of the Byndlowys family
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Investigation of the origins of family names on the North American continent has revealed that early immigrants bearing the name Byndlowys or a variant listed above: a number of settlers who arrived by the 19th century.