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The name Buddy comes from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It was a name for a person with a striking physique.

Buddy Early Origins



The surname Buddy was first found in Hampshire where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Buddy Spelling Variations


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Buddy Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Buddy has undergone many spelling variations, including Body, Boddy, Boddie, Bodie, Bode, Bodhy, Bodin, Bott, Botter, Bodds, Bods, Botty and many more.

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Buddy Early History


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Buddy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Buddy research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1296 and 1597 are included under the topic Early Buddy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Buddy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Buddy Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Buddy In Ireland


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Buddy In Ireland



Some of the Buddy family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 43 words (3 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



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Buddy were among those contributors:

Buddy Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nicholas Buddy, who arrived in New England in 1730

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Contemporary Notables of the name Buddy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Buddy (post 1700)



  • George J. Buddy, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972

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Buddy Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    3. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    11. ...

    The Buddy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Buddy 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 3 November 2015 at 08:54.

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