The roots of the Anglo-Saxon
name Adriyn come from when the family resided in the region of Adria.
Early Origins of the Adriyn family
The surname Adriyn was first found in Middlesex, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Adriyn family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Adriyn 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 Adriyn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Adriyn 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. Adriyn has been recorded under many different variations, including Adrian, Adrien, Adrain, Awdryan, Adriance and others.
Early Notables of the Adriyn family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Adriyn family to Ireland
Some of the Adriyn 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 Adriyn family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England
made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Adriyn or a variant listed above: Christian Adrian, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1752; Sybriant Adrian to New York in 1759; P. Adrian to Baltimore in 1820; and L. Adriance to San Francisco in 1850..