Ediss History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Ediss is a name of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from the metronymic name Eadgifu.

Early Origins of the Ediss family

The surname Ediss 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.

Early History of the Ediss family

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Ediss Spelling Variations

Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Ediss have been found, including Edis, Ediss, Eddis, Eddiss, Edhouse, Edowes, Eddowes, Eddows, Edus and many more.

Early Notables of the Ediss family (pre 1700)

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Australia Ediss migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Ediss Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Robert Ediss, English convict who was convicted in Southampton, Hampshire, England for 7 years, transported aboard the "Equestrian" on 27th August 1852, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Island) [1]


  1. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 16th May 2022). https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/equestrian


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