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The ancient Anglo-Saxon surname Beddoe came from the Welsh name ap-Eddow. Over time, this has changed to be known as Beddoe.

Beddoe Early Origins



The surname Beddoe was first found in Shropshire where they held a family seat from ancient times, some say long before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

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Beddoe Spelling Variations


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Beddoe Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, 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.

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Beddoe Early History


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Beddoe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beddoe research. 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.

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Beddoe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Beddoe Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Beddoe 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



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

  • John Beddoe, aged 21, who arrived in Jamaica in 1683 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Beddoe (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Beddoe (post 1700)



  • Don Beddoe (1903-1991), American character actor
  • Lieutenant-Commander Alan Brookman Beddoe (1893-1975), Canadian war artist and first President of the Heraldry Society of Canada
  • John Beddoe (1826-1911), British ethnologist
  • Dan Beddoe (1863-1937), Welsh tenor
  • Clive Beddoe (b. 1947), founding shareholder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of WestJet Airlines

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Beddoe Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  2. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  3. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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The Beddoe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beddoe 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 20 September 2016 at 07:01.

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