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An ancient Pictish-Scottish family was the first to use the name Bride. It is a name for someone who lived in Perth and Arbroath, in Angus where the name can be found since very early times.

Bride Early Origins



The surname Bride was first found in Angus (Gaelic: Aonghas), part of the Tayside region of northeastern Scotland, and present day Council Area of Angus, formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Bride Spelling Variations


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Bride Spelling Variations



During the Middle Ages, there was no basic set of rules and scribes wrote according to sound. The correct spelling of Scottish names were further compromised after many haphazard translations from Gaelic to English and back. Spelling variations of the name Bride include Bryde, Brydie, Bridie, Breeddie, Briddie, Bride and many more.

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Bride Early History


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Bride Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bride research. Another 140 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1451, 1453, 1513, and 1667 are included under the topic Early Bride History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bride Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bride Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bride Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bride In Ireland


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Bride In Ireland



Some of the Bride family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 93 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Scots left their country by the thousands to travel to Australia and North Ameri ca. Desperate for freedom and an opportunity to fend for themselves, many paid huge fees and suffered under terrible conditions on long voyages. Still, for those who made the trip, freedom and opportunity awaited. In North America, many fought their old English oppressors in the American War of Independence. In recent years, Scottish heritage has been an increasingly important topic, as Clan societies and other organizations have renewed people's interest in their history. An examination of passenger and immigration lists shows many early settlers bearing the name of Bride:

Bride Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Bride settled in Virginia in 1653
  • Sarah Bride, who landed in Virginia in 1656
  • Jane Bride settled in Barbados in 1673

Bride Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ayme Bride, aged 23, landed in Louisiana in 1720
  • Ann Bride settled in Virginia in 1736
  • Chirst Bride, aged 52, arrived in North Carolina in 1774
  • Christian Bride, who arrived in Wilmington, North Carolina in 1774
  • Flora Bride, aged 29, landed in North Carolina in 1774
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bride Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hu Bride, aged 26, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1805
  • Patrick Bride, who arrived in Newport, Rhode Island in 1811
  • Denis Bride, who arrived in New York, NY in 1812
  • Bernard Bride, who landed in New York, NY in 1816
  • William Bride, who arrived in New York, NY in 1816
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bride Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mary Bride, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1841
  • Maurice Bride, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1842

Bride Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Nora Bride, aged 25, a dairymaid, arrived in Hawkes Bay aboard the ship "Renfrewshire" in 1878

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Bride Historic Events


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Bride Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Harold Sydney Bride, aged 22, English Assistant Telegraphist from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking by escaping in collapsible B

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    4. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    5. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    7. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    8. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bride Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bride 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 1 February 2016 at 22:08.

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