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The surname Baddeby was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Baddeby occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Baptie, Badby, Bapty, Badbie, Badbee, Baddeby, Badbe and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Baddeby research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1270, 1296 and 1323 are included under the topic Early Baddeby History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Baddeby Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Baddeby, or a spelling variation of the surname include: John Badeby who arrived in Virginia in 1623; Audre Batbie, aged 11, who arrived at Ellis Island from Pans, France, in 1907; Jean Batbie, aged 27, who arrived at Ellis Island from Pau, France, in 1916.
The Baddeby Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Baddeby 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.
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