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The ancestry of the name Brodderib dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in Somerset, where they took their name from the parish of Bawdrip. The place-name first appears in the Domesday Book in 1086, as Bagetrep. Further research revealed that the name is derived from the Old English terms bage and trep, which mean badger and trap, respectively. It denoted a place where badgers were snared.

Brodderib Early Origins



The surname Brodderib was first found in Kent 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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Brodderib Early History


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Brodderib Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brodderib research. Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 112 and 1120 are included under the topic Early Brodderib History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brodderib Spelling Variations


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Brodderib 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 Brodderib have been found, including Broadrip, Broadripp, Broadrib, Broadribb, Broderip, Brodrib, Broddripp, Brodripe and many more.

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Brodderib Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brodderib Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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 Brodderib, or a variant listed above: John Broadrip who settled in Nevis in 1654; Thomas Broadripe settled in Barbados in 1685; William Broddripp settled in Barbados in 1660.

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