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Pardy History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of England produced the name of Pardy. It was given to 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 Pardy family


The surname Pardy 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 Pardy family


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Pardy 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 Pardy has appeared include Pardy, Pardie, Pardee, Purdie, Purdew, Purdy, Purdoe, Pardoe and many more.

Early Notables of the Pardy family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Pardy family to Ireland


Some of the Pardy family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Pardy family to the New World and Oceana


At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Pardy arrived in North America very early:

Pardy Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Joseph Pardy who settled in Barbados in 1634
  • Joseph Pardy, aged 23, who arrived in St Christopher in 1634 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Elizabeth Pardy, who settled in Virginia in 1654
  • Eliz Pardy, who landed in Virginia in 1654 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Pardy Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Wm. Pardy, aged 23, who emigrated to America from Wales, in 1892

Pardy Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Clifford Pardy, aged 7, who emigrated to the United States from Guernsey, in 1906
  • Doris Pardy, aged 2, who landed in America from Guernsey, in 1906
  • Florence Pardy, aged 8, who landed in America from Guernsey, in 1906
  • George Pardy, aged 1, who settled in America from Guernsey, in 1906
  • Helen C. Pardy, aged 37, who emigrated to the United States from Guernsey, in 1906
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Pardy Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • William Pardy of Bona Vista, Newfoundland was settled there in 1786 [2]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
  • Samuel Pardy was born in St. John's Newfoundland in 1794 [2]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

Pardy Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Pardy was settled in Bay d'Este, Shelter Point, Newfoundland, in 1835 [2]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

Pardy Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Frederick Pardy, aged 24, who settled in Seaforth, Ontario, in 1913
  • Rebecca Pardy, aged 17, who emigrated to Placentia, Newfoundland, in 1921

Pardy Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Rose Ann Pardy, aged 18, a farm servant, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Oxford" in 1874

Contemporary Notables of the name Pardy (post 1700)


  • Richard "Rick" Pardy (b. 1961), American football coach
  • The Very Reverend Dr. Marion Pardy (b. 1942), Canadian 37th Moderator of the United Church of Canada from Gander, Newfoundland
  • Henry Garfield "Gar" Pardy, Canadian former diplomat in the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs
  • Adam Pardy (b. 1984), Canadian professional NHL ice hockey player from Bonavista, Newfoundland

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

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