Bridan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Bridan family
The surname Bridan was first found in Savoy (French: Savoie) in the Rhône-Alpes region of the French Alps.
Early History of the Bridan family
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Bridan Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Bride, Brides, Bridant, Bridat, Brideau, Bridet, Briday, Bridey, Bridon, Bridonneau, Bridau, Bridault, Bridier, Bridou, Bridoux, Brideau, Bridaine, Bridan, Bridaut, Bridel, Briden, Bridieu and many more.
Early Notables of the Bridan family (pre 1700)
Notable in the family name at this time was Antoine-Roger De Bridieu, who was a theologian in 1636; François-Henri-Antoine Bridieu was a Marquis; Louis Bridieu was a knight; Jaques Bridaine was Abbey of Chusdan in 1701; Charles-Antoine Bridan was from a family of well-known sculptors. Born in 1730, he was taught by Vinache, and today his "Enfant à l'Oiseau" is housed in the museum of Orléans. Charles and his son Pierre both received many awards and prizes for their sculptures. Ami-Felix Bridaut was a doctor in La Rochelle in 1740. During his incarceration in the Revolution he had time to prepare...
Migration of the Bridan family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 18 recorded immigrants who settled in Canada between 1600 and 1900. Among earlier settlers were Jean Bridault, who was married in 1687 in Quebec; Marie-Anne Bridaut lived in Quebec in 1704.