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The chronicles of the Baad family reach back into Scottish history to an ancient tribe known as the Picts. The ancestors of the Baad family lived in the lands of Baad near Stirling and also from the lands of the same name in Perthshire since the Middle Ages. The name is also derived from the Gaelic word bad which means "thicket" or "hamlet."

Baad Early Origins



The surname Baad was first found in Stirlingshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Baad Spelling Variations


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Baad Spelling Variations



When the first dictionaries were invented in the last few hundred years, spelling gradually became standardized. Before that time, scribes spelled according to sound. Names were often recorded under different spelling variations every time they were written. Baad has been written Baad, Bade, Baid, Baud, Baide, Badd and others.

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Baad Early History


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Baad Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Baad research. Another 119 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1541, 1st , 1607 and 1683 are included under the topic Early Baad History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Baad Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Baad Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The crossing to North America did not seem so great in comparison with the hardships many Scots endured at home. It was long, expensive, and cramped, but also rewarding. North America offered land and the chance for settlers to prove themselves in a new place. And many did prove themselves as they fought to forge a new nation in the American War of Independence. The ancestors of those Scots can now experience much of their once-lost heritage through the Clan societies and highland games that have sprung up across North America in the last century. A search of immigration and passenger lists revealed many important, early immigrants to North America bearing the name of Baad: Christian Baid who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1856; P. Bad arrived in San Francisco, California, in 1852; William Baud arrived in Philadelphia in 1851 with his brother Stephen..

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    2. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    3. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    4. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    7. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    10. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
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    The Baad Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Baad 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 15 May 2013 at 11:25.

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