Anglo-Saxon culture of the Britain and comes from the Welsh name ap-Eddow. Over time, this has changed to be known as Bedan.
Early Origins of the Bedan family
Shropshire where they held a family seat from ancient times, some say long before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Bedan family
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Bedan Spelling Variations
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. Bedan has been spelled many different ways, including Beddow, Beddoe, Bedoe, Bedow, Bedows, Bedlow and many more.
Early Notables of the Bedan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bedan family to the New World and Oceana
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 Bedans to arrive in North America: William Beddo who settled in Virginia in 1727; Alice Bedow settled in Virginia in 1660; Andrew Bedow landed in America in 1660; John Bedow settled in Barbados in 1660..
Contemporary Notables of the name Bedan (post 1700)
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