The name Buddy comes from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. It was a name for a person with a striking physique
Early Origins of the Buddy family
The surname Buddy was first found in Hampshire
where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Buddy family
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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.
Early Notables of the Buddy family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Buddy family to Ireland
Some of the Buddy family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Buddy family to the New World and Oceana
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 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Contemporary Notables of the name Buddy (post 1700)
- George J. Buddy, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html