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The ancestors of the name Awdryane date back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Awdryane family lived in the region of Adria.

Awdryane Early Origins



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

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Awdryane Spelling Variations


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Awdryane Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Awdryane are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Awdryane include: Adrian, Adrien, Adrain, Awdryan, Adriance and others.

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Awdryane Early History


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Awdryane Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Awdryane research. Another 257 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1232, 1258, 1277, 1295, 1565, 1889, 1250 and 1775 are included under the topic Early Awdryane History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Awdryane Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Awdryane Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Awdryane In Ireland


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Awdryane In Ireland



Some of the Awdryane family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 81 words (6 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



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Awdryane 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..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    10. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
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    The Awdryane Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Awdryane 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 23 January 2014 at 07:20.

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