The origins of the name Addes are from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. It is derived from Addie's son or Addy's son.
Early Origins of the Addes family
The surname Addes was first found in the county of Staffordshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest
Early History of the Addes family
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Addes Spelling Variations
Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations
were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Addes family name include Addis, Addys, Addyes, Addes, Adis, Addice, Addicks and many more.
Early Notables of the Addes family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Addes family to Ireland
Some of the Addes family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Addes family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland
, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Addes surname or a spelling variation of the name include: Edward Addis who settled in Nevis, in 1654; John settled in Virginia 1652; another John settled in Barbados in 1680; Anne settled in Virginia in 1684.
Contemporary Notables of the name Addes (post 1700)
- George F. Addes (1910-1990), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1944 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html