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An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2016
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The surname Addie was first found in the county of Berwickshire
, where "Ade Rede, William Ade of Inverkeithin rendered homage [to King Edward I] in 1296." 
During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Addie occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Ade, Addie, Addy, Addey, Eadie, Eddie, Edie, Edey, Aidie, Aidy, Aiddye, Adie and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Addie research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1500, 1634, 1708, 1675, 1734, 1685 and 1685 are included under the topic Early Addie History in all our PDF Extended History products
Another 181 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Addie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
Some of the Addie family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 85 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland
is included in all our PDF Extended History products
Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland
many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Addie, or a spelling variation of the surname include:
Addie Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Solomon Addie, who landed in Georgia in 1743
Addie Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- David Addie, aged 29, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Eveline" in 1865
- Ann Addie, aged 21, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Eveline" in 1865
- Julia Addie, aged 6 mths., arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Eveline" in 1865
- William Addie arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Blue Jacket" in 1865
- Thomas Addie, aged 30, a labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Edward P Bouverie" in 1873
- Bob Addie (1911-1982), American baseball writer
- Robert Alastair Addie (1960-2003), British actor
- William Addie, Architect
- ^ 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)
- Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
- Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
- Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
- The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
- Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
- Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
- Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
- Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
- Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
- Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
The Addie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Addie 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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