The origins of the Pardey surname date back to the time of the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It comes from an early member of the family 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 Pardey family
The surname Pardey was first found in 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 Pardey family
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Pardey Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred
years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Pardey has been spelled many different ways, including Pardy, Pardie, Pardee, Purdie, Purdew, Purdy, Purdoe, Pardoe and many more.
Early Notables of the Pardey family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pardey family to Ireland
Some of the Pardey family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 101 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Pardey family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Pardey Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Thomas Pardey who settled in Placentia, Newfoundland in 1744 CITATION[CLOSE]
Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0