Home   |   Customer Service   |   Site Map   |   Name Search   |   How To Buy

Shopping Cart
0 Items
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2015

Where did the Welsh Priddell family come from? What is the Welsh Priddell family crest and coat of arms? When did the Priddell family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Priddell family history?

It is thought that the Priddell surname may be one of the Welsh "patronymics," or names created from the father's name. In this case the name was derived from the Welsh "ap Ridel," or "son of Ridel," an ancient Welsh name from the parish of Lillieslead, County Roxburgh.

 More

Spelling variations of this family name include: Pritwell, Prittle, Priddle, Pridell, Pritell, Priddell, Pridle, Prittle, Prittell, Pridwell, Priddy, Pridley, Pridie, Pridy, Pribble, Preddle, Prebble and many more.

First found in Somerset, where they held a family seat. The Welsh, or Ancient British influence on English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But British surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1320 when John Priddle held estates in this county bordering Wales.


 More

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Priddell research. Another 223 words(16 lines of text) covering the years 1281, 1455, 1487, and 1641 are included under the topic Early Priddell History in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

More information is included under the topic Early Priddell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Pridley settled in Baltimore in 1673; Thomas Priddle, who came to Virginia in 1737; Thomas Priddel, who settled in Philadelphia in 1843; as well as John Priddle and Mark Priddle, who were both on record in the Ontario census of 1871..

 More

Popular Family Crest Products
 
Priddell Armorial History With Coat of ArmsPriddell Armorial History With Coat of Arms
Priddell Coat of Arms & Surname History PackagePriddell Coat of Arms & Surname History Package
Priddell Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage SeriesPriddell Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage Series
Priddell Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chainPriddell Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chain
Priddell Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee MugPriddell Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee Mug
Priddell Armorial History with FramePriddell Armorial History with Frame
Priddell Framed Surname History and Coat of ArmsPriddell Framed Surname History and Coat of Arms
More Family Crest Products
 More

 More

  1. Bradsley C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print.
  2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-005-8).
  7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  10. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  11. ...

The Priddell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Priddell Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 2 October 2003 at 16:11.

Sign Up


FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more