The Briddge surname is derived from the Old English word "brycg," which means bridge. It may have been a topographic name for someone who lived near a bridge, an
name for a bridge keeper, or a habitational name from one of several places named Bridge throughout England.
from early times.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Bridge who settled in Virginia in 1654; Ellery Bridge settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1763; followed by Elizabeth with a child, in Boston in 1766.