Peddee History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Peddee family

The surname Peddee was first found in Perthshire where the surname is probably a variant of Peattie. The family were traditionally descended from Peada, King of Mercia, about the year 640.

"The surname also occurs frequently in Cromarty parish session records and is found in Angus in fifteenth century. Edward Pedy witnessed resignation of the bell of S, Meddan to Sir John Ogilvy in 1447" [1]

Important Dates for the Peddee family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Peddee research. Another 104 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1447, 1485 and 1665 are included under the topic Early Peddee History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Peddee Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Peddie, Peddy, Petty, Peatty, Peaddie, Peattie and others.

Early Notables of the Peddee family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Peddee family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Peddie, who came to East New Jersey in 1684; Richard Peaty, who arrived in Virginia in 1684; John Peddie, who came to Virginia in 1747; James Peddie, who settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1766.

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  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
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