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Addiss is an ancient Anglo-Saxon surname that came from Addie's son or Addy's son.

Addiss Early Origins



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.

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Addiss Spelling Variations


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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.

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Addiss Early History


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Addiss Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Addiss research. Another 248 words (18 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Addiss History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Addiss Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Addiss Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Addiss Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Addiss In Ireland


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Addiss In Ireland



Some of the Addiss family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 110 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

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" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 4th July 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Nugget 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/nugget1854.shtml.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Addiss (post 1700)


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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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Addiss Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 4th July 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Nugget 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/nugget1854.shtml.

Other References

  1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  6. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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The Addiss Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Addiss 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.

This page was last modified on 15 January 2016 at 14:40.

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