Addiss History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Addiss is an ancient Anglo-Saxon surname that came from Addie's son or Addy's son.
Early Origins of the Addiss family
The surname Addiss was first found in the county of Staffordshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Early History of the Addiss family
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Addiss Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Addiss has been recorded under many different variations, including Addis, Addys, Addyes, Addes, Adis, Addice, Addicks and many more.
Early Notables of the Addiss family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Addiss family to Ireland
Some of the Addiss family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Addiss migration to Australia +
Emigration to Australia
followed the First Fleets
of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Addiss Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Richard Addiss, aged 34, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Nugget" 
Contemporary Notables of the name Addiss (post 1700) +
- Jon W. Addiss (b. 1944), American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1984, 1992 
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