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The Anglo-Saxon name Eddowes comes from the metronymic name Eadgifu.

Eddowes Early Origins



The surname Eddowes was first found in county Worcestershire, where the family can be traced back to 1197, when Edus was recorded on the Pipe Rolls under Henry III.

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Eddowes Spelling Variations


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Eddowes Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Eddowes has appeared include Edis, Ediss, Eddis, Eddiss, Edhouse, Edowes, Eddowes, Eddows, Edus and many more.

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Eddowes Early History


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Eddowes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eddowes research. Another 286 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1211, 1219, 1227, 1277, 1744, 1749, and 1812 are included under the topic Early Eddowes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eddowes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eddowes Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Eddowes Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Eddowes, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on April 1st, 1822, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 190 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1822

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Contemporary Notables of the name Eddowes (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Eddowes (post 1700)



  • Charles Kirk Eddowes, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Derby, 1884-98

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Eddowes Family Crest Products


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Eddowes Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 190 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1822

Other References

  1. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  2. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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The Eddowes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eddowes 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 28 October 2015 at 10:45.

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