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.
Early Origins of the Priddle family
Somerset, where they held a family seat. The family name was first referenced in the year 1320 when John Priddle held estates in this county bordering Wales.
Priddy is a parish, in the union of Wells, hundred of Wells-Forum in Somerset that dates back to at least 1182 when it was first listed as Pridia and probably meant "earth house" from the Celtic word "prith" + "ti". CITATION[CLOSE]
Early History of the Priddle family
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Priddle Spelling Variations
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.
Early Notables of the Priddle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Priddle family to Ireland
Some of the Priddle family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Priddle family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Priddle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Priddle Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Priddle (post 1700)
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