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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, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Nugget"

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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



    Other References

    1. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    5. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    10. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
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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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