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Adriance History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The ancient history of the Adriance name begins with the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the family resided in the region of Adria.

Early Origins of the Adriance family


The surname Adriance was first found in Middlesex, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Adriance family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Adriance research.
Another 196 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1232, 1258, 1277, 1295, 1565, 1889, 1250 and 1775 are included under the topic Early Adriance History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Adriance Spelling Variations


Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Adriance include Adrian, Adrien, Adrain, Awdryan, Adriance and others.

Early Notables of the Adriance family (pre 1700)


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

Migration of the Adriance family to Ireland


Some of the Adriance family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 130 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Adriance family to the New World and Oceana


Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Adriance or a variant listed above:

Adriance Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • L. Adriance went to San Francisco in 1850

Contemporary Notables of the name Adriance (post 1700)


  • Isaac R. Adriance, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Dutchess County, 1826 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Abraham Adriance (1766-1825), American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Dutchess County, 1798-1802; Member of New York State Senate Middle District, 1802-06 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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