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Where did the English laddy family come from? What is the English laddy family crest and coat of arms? When did the laddy family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the laddy family history?The laddy family name dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. The name comes from when an early member worked as a person who worked as a servant or a page. This surname was originally derived from the Old English word Ladde, an English occupational name for a servant.
laddy has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Ladd, Ladde, Laddey, Ladds, Lade, Ladey, Laddy and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our laddy research. Another 246 words(18 lines of text) covering the year 1100 is included under the topic Early laddy History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early laddy Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the laddy family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 118 words(8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first laddys to arrive on North American shores:
laddy Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The laddy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The laddy 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.
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