Auddri History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Auddri is an ancient French name from Brittany. It was a name given to a person who was a person who was born in April, or who was otherwise associated with this month. Further research showed the name was derived from the Old French word Avril, which means April.
Early Origins of the Auddri family
The surname Auddri was first found in Brittany, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Auddri family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Auddri research. Another 325 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1541, 1680, 1668, 1696, 1756, 1761, 1763, 1766, 1783, 1309, 1654, 1698 and 1738 are included under the topic Early Auddri History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Auddri Spelling Variations
Throughout the course of history most surnames have undergone changes for many reasons. During the early development of the French language, a son and father may not have chosen to spell their name the same way. Many are simple spelling changes by a person who gave his name, phonetically, to a scribe, priest, or recorder. Many names held prefixes or suffixes which became optional as they passed through the centuries, or were adopted by different branches to signify either a political or religious adherence. Hence, we have many spelling variations of this name, Auddri some of which are Avril, Avri, Avrile, Avrill, Avrille, Avvri, Avvril, Avvrile, Avvrill, Avvrille, Adril, Adrile, Adrill, Adrille, Addri, Addril, Addrile, Addrill, Addrille, Auvril, Auvri, Auvrile, Auvrill, Auvrille, Auvvri, Auvvril, Auvvrile, Auvvrill, Auvvrille, Audril, Audri, Audrile, Audrill, Audrille, Auddri, Auddril, Auddrile, Auddrill, Auddrille, April, Aprill, Aprile and many more.
Early Notables of the Auddri family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst this name at this time was Jean Avril, Consul and Treasurer of Châteauneuf-du-Pape; and Philippe Avril (1654-1698), born at Angoulême, France, a Jesuit explorer of the Far East.
Giuseppe Aprile was born...
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Migration of the Auddri family
In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Auddri has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Auddri were John Avril, aged 44; settled in Mississippi in 1820; John Avril, aged 44; settled in New Orleans in 1820; Jung Conrad April, aged 32; settled with his wife, Eva Catharina, aged 32.
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