Anglo-Saxon name Peade come from its first bearer, who was a person who was referred to as Peat. The surname Peade was originally derived from the Old English word which meant a spoiled or pampered child.
Early Origins of the Peade family
Kent 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 Peade family
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Peade Spelling Variations
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. Peade has been spelled many different ways, including Peat, Peate, Peart, Pert, Pett and others.
Early Notables of the Peade family (pre 1700)
England between the 15th and 17th centuries; Phineas Pett...
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Migration of the Peade family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Peades to arrive in North America:
Peade Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
The Peade Motto
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto Translation: Fervent.
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