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An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2016
Origins Available: Borderlands, English
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.
First found in the county of Berwickshire, Scotland, where "Ade Rede, William Ade of Inverkeithin rendered homage [to King Edward I] in 1296." 
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
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- Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
- 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.
- Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
- Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
- Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
- Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
- Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
- Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 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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