The origins of the ancient name Apadman belong to that rich Celtic tradition that comes from Wales
. This surname was derived from the personal name Adam.
The surname Apadman features the distinctive Welsh patronymic
The original form of the name was ab-Adam
but the prefixes have been assimilated into the surname over the course of time and the overall spelling has sometimes been extensively altered.
Early Origins of the Apadman family
The surname Apadman was first found in Denbighshire
(Welsh: Sir Ddinbych), a historic county in Northeast Wales
, created by the Laws in Wales
Early History of the Apadman family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Apadman research.Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1292, 1300, 1327, 1377 and 1754 are included under the topic Early Apadman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Apadman Spelling Variations
Although there are not an extremely large number Welsh
surnames, there are an inordinately large number of spelling variations
of those surnames. This variety of spellings began almost immediately after the acceptance of surnames within Welsh
society. As time progressed, these old Brythonic names were eventually were recorded in English. This process was problematic in that many of the highly inflected sounds of the native language of Wales
could not be properly captured in English. Some families, however, did decide to modify their own names to indicate a branch loyalty within the family, a religious adherence, or even a patriotic affiliation. The name Apadman has seen various spelling variations: Abadham, Abadam, Ab Adham, Ab Adam, Ap Adam and many more.
Early Notables of the Apadman family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Apadman family to the New World and Oceana
In the 1800s and 1900s, many Welsh
families left for North America, in search of land, work, and freedom. Those who made the trip successfully helped contribute to the growth of industry, commerce, and the cultural heritage of both Canada and the United States. In the immigration and passenger lists were a number of people bearing the name Apadman those who migrated to North America before the 19th century and contributed to the development of a new society.