Bancroft Family History
Bancroft Surname History
Bancroft family history has rich origins whose details can be pieced together by Bancroft family members. This page is the home for a detailed history of the Bancroft surname, Bancroft origins, and history of Bancroft ancestors. The Bancroft family is an old family line that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Bancroft has spread, it has changed making its etymology difficult to piece together.
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The evolution of Bancroft starts with it's early ancestors. Even in the early generations of a name there have been variations in that single name simply because surnames were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
As families, tribes, and clans moved between countries and languages, the Bancroft name may have changed with them. It was not uncommon for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. Bancroft ancestors have migrated around the world all throughout history.
Bancroft country of origin
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The nationality of Bancroft may be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Bancroft may be in dispute based on whether the name came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Meaning of the last name Bancroft
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The meaning of Bancroft come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. A lot of these craft-based last names may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Bancroft originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and other related texts. Commonly these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".
- Samuel Bancroft, IV 1761 - ?
- John Bancroft, ,Dea. 1662 - ?
- Chloe Wolcott Bancroft 1804 - ?
- Samuel Bancroft
- Lieutenant Samuel Bancroft 1737 Revolutionary America War), 1737 1737 - 1820
- Ebenezer Bancroft 1677 - ?
- Ruth Bancroft Underwood 1704 - 1787
- Rachel Bancroft 1723 - 1735
- Rachel Bancroft 4 Parsons 1696 - ?
- Annie Bancroft May 1852 - 1853
- John Bancroft 1690 - 1755
- Azariah Bancroft 1768 - 1828
- Elizabeth Spelman Bancroft 1740 - 1836
- Anne Wolcott Bancroft 1711 - 1766
- Ruth Bancroft ? - 1714
- John Bancroft 1656 - 1739
- Samuel Bancroft 1736 - ?
- Sarah White Bancroft 1718 - 1802
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Famous people named Bancroft
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Bancroft
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Bancroft. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Bancroft spelling variations
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Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Bancroft name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Bancroft were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Bancroft. Family names like Bancroft vary in how they're written as they travel across villages, family branches, and languages across time.