Anglo-Saxon surname Beddoe came from the Welsh name ap-Eddow. Over time, this has changed to be known as Beddoe.
Early Origins of the Beddoe 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 Beddoe family
Another 297 words (21 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Beddoe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Beddoe Spelling Variations
spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Beddoe has been recorded under many different variations, including Beddow, Beddoe, Bedoe, Bedow, Bedows, Bedlow and many more.
Early Notables of the Beddoe family (pre 1700)
PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Beddoe family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Beddoe or a variant listed above:
Beddoe Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Beddoe (post 1700)
Beddoe Family Crest Products