Anglo-Saxon heritage. The name comes from when a family lived in Yorkshire, as well as Lancashire. The surname Brideoock was also found in Manchester, and in the neighboring town of Oldham, where it still thrives.
Early Origins of the Brideoock family
Northumberland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Brideoock family
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Brideoock Spelling Variations
Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Brideoock have been found, including Brideoake, Brideoke, Bridoake, Brydoake, Brydock, Brydok, Bridduck, Bridock and many more.
Early Notables of the Brideoock family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brideoock family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Brideoock, or a variant listed above: James Bridduck who arrived in Nevis in 1663.
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