Bridack is a name whose history is connected to the ancient Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Bridack family once lived in Yorkshire
, as well as Lancashire
. The surname Bridack was also found in Manchester, and in the neighboring town of Oldham, where it still thrives.
Early Origins of the Bridack family
The surname Bridack was first found in Northumberland
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Bridack family
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Bridack Spelling Variations
Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations
were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Bridack family name include Brideoake, Brideoke, Bridoake, Brydoake, Brydock, Brydok, Bridduck, Bridock and many more.
Early Notables of the Bridack family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bridack family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland
, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Bridack surname or a spelling variation of the name include: James Bridduck who arrived in Nevis in 1663.