Early Origins of the Abadie family
The surname Abadie was first found in Sardinia (Italian: Sardegna, Sardinian: Sardigna), the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. The original inhabitants were Sicels. The Greeks colonized in 735 B.C. Phoenician settlements began in 6th century. Carthaginians arrived 410. Romans
arrived, then the Saracens. Then the Norman Conquest
said to be Sicily's brightest hour, 1057 A.D and taking 35 years. They made Sicilians the leading Maritimes power in the Mediterranean, and King Roger of Sicily
one of the greatest Kings in Europe. From Sicily
they invaded Greece. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
Early History of the Abadie family
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Abadie Spelling Variations
Italian surnames come in far more variations than the names of most other nationalities. Regional traditions and dialects are a decisive factor in this characteristic. For example, northern names tend to end in "o", while southern in "i". Also important, but not unique to Italy, was the fact that before dictionaries and the printing press most scribes simply spelled words according to their sounds. The predictable result was an enormous number of spelling variations
. The recorded spellings of Abadie include Abbadessa, Abadéssa, La Badessa, Labadessa, Abaddessa, Abbadesa, Abbaddessa, Abaddessa, Aberdessa, Abadassa, Abbadessi and many more.
Early Notables of the Abadie family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Abadie family to the New World and Oceana
An examination of many early immigration records reveals that people bearing the name Abadie arrived in North America very early:
Abadie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Hylarion Abadie, who settled in Philadelphia in 1818
- Bernard Abadie, who settled in New Orleans in 1836
- C. Abadie, who settled in New Orleans in 1840
- J. B. Abadie, who settled in New Orleans in 1848
- Ferdinand Abadie, who arrived in New Orleans in 1848
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