Edie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Edie family

The surname Edie was first found in the county of Berwickshire, Scotland, where "Ade Rede, William Ade of Inverkeithin rendered homage [to King Edward I] in 1296." [1]

Early History of the Edie family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Edie research. Another 80 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1296 and 1500 are included under the topic Early Edie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Edie Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Ade, Addie, Addy, Addey, Eadie, Eddie, Edie, Edey, Aidie, Aidy, Aiddye, Adie and many more.

Early Notables of the Edie family (pre 1700)

Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Edie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Edie Ranking

In the United States, the name Edie is the 13,797th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [2]

Ireland Migration of the Edie family to Ireland

Some of the Edie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 48 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Edie migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Edie Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • George Edie, who settled in Virginia in 1775
Edie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • William Edie, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1860

Contemporary Notables of the name Edie (post 1700) +

  • Michael Edie, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Tryon County, 1777-78 [3]
  • John Rufus Edie (1814-1888), American politician, Representative from Pennsylvania 18th District, 1855-59 [3]
  • Edie Tarves (b. 1961), Canadian equestrian who competed in two events at the 1984 Summer Olympics and wo a gold medal at the 1991 Pan American Games
  • Edie Hooton, American politician, Member of the Colorado House of Representatives (2017-)
  • Edie Knight, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008 [4]
  • Edie Huggins (1935-2008), American television reporter, journalist and broadcaster, one of the first African-American women to report on television in Philadelphia
  • Edie McClurg (b. 1951), American character actress and voice artist, known for her work on The Jetsons, The Snorks, Life with Louie, A Bug's Life, Cars and Cars 2; she voiced Carlotta in The Little Mermaid
  • Edie Arlisa Brickell (b. 1966), American singer-songwriter, best known for her album Shooting Rubberbands at the Stars in 1988, founder of Edie Brickell & New Bohemians
  • Edie Adams (1927-2008), American singer, stage, television, and film actress and comedienne
  • Edie Sedgwick (1943-1971), American actress


  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  2. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) Edie Knight. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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