Beaude History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Of all the Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, Beaude is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in or near the village of Bowood, in the parish of Netherbury in Dorset.
Early Origins of the Beaude family
The surname Beaude was first found in Dorset, where the name is associated with the village of Bowood in the parish of Netherbury. In the Domesday Book survey of 1086 Bowood was recorded as lands held by the Bishop of Salisbury. 
Important Dates for the Beaude family
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Beaude Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Beaude has been spelled many different ways, including Bowd, Bowood, Bowode, Bowed, Bowwd, Bowoode and many more.
Early Notables of the Beaude family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Beaude family
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Beaudes to arrive in North America: A. Bowde, who arrived in New Jersey in 1664.
- ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)