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Of all the Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, Bynum is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in Norfolk.

Bynum Early Origins



The surname Bynum was first found in the county of Norfolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Bynum Spelling Variations


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Bynum Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Bynum has been spelled many different ways, including Baynham, Bayneham, Bainham, Banham, Banam and others.

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Bynum Early History


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Bynum Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bynum research. Another 254 words (18 lines of text) covering the year 1476 is included under the topic Early Bynum History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bynum Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bynum Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bynum Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bynum In Ireland


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Bynum In Ireland



Some of the Bynum family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 108 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Bynums to arrive in North America:

Bynum Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • David Bynum, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1838

Bynum Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William Bynum, who settled in America, in 1908
  • Sarah Bynum, aged 20, who landed in America, in 1910
  • Mabel Bynum, aged 60, who emigrated to America, in 1910
  • Jossie Bynum, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States from Liverpool, England, in 1912
  • Laura Bynum, aged 47, who landed in America from Liverpool, England, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bynum (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bynum (post 1700)



  • William Dallas Bynum (1846-1927), U.S. Representative from Indiana
  • Reginald Deshain "Reggie" Bynum (b. 1964), former professional American football player
  • Kenneth Bernard "Kenny" Bynum (b. 1974), former American football running back
  • Laura Bynum (b. 1968), American author
  • Clarke Bynum (d. 2007), American basketball player
  • Juanita Bynum (b. 1959), American Pentecostal televangelist, author, actress and gospel singer
  • Freddie Lee Bynum Jr. (b. 1980), American professional baseball shortstop
  • Caroline Walker Bynum (b. 1941), American Medieval scholar
  • Hal Bynum (b. 1934), American songwriter
  • Josette "Josie" Bynum (b. 1977), American professional wrestler
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Bynum Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    3. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    11. ...

    The Bynum Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bynum 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 23 November 2016 at 12:21.

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