Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It was a name for a person who was a person who was known for their habitual use of the oath pour Dieu, which is Old French meaning "for God." This is a subset of the nickname type of name known as oath names.
Early Origins of the Pardee family
Shropshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the Pardee family
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Pardee Spelling Variations
hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Pardee include Pardy, Pardie, Pardee, Purdie, Purdew, Purdy, Purdoe, Pardoe and many more.
Early Notables of the Pardee family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pardee family to Ireland
Some of the Pardee family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Pardee family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Pardee were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:
Pardee Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Pardee Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Pardee (post 1700)
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