Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Brodribb 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.
Early Origins of the Brodribb family
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.
Early History of the Brodribb family
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Brodribb Spelling Variations
spelling variations under which the name Brodribb has appeared include Broadrip, Broadripp, Broadrib, Broadribb, Broderip, Brodrib, Broddripp, Brodripe and many more.
Early Notables of the Brodribb family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brodribb family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Brodribb Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
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