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Spaid Early Origins



The surname Spaid was first found in Suffolk where they held a family seat. The Saxon influence of 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 Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1185 when Godfrey Speed appeared on the Pipe Rolls for that county.

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Spaid Spelling Variations


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Spaid Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Speed, Spede, Speyde, Speede, Speid and others.

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Spaid Early History


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Spaid Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Spaid research. Another 273 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1277, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Spaid History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Spaid Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Spaid Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Spaid Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Richard Speed settled in Barbados in 1635; John Speed settled in Maryland in 1637; John Speed settled in Virginia in 1703; Alexander Speed settled in Virginia in 1714.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Spaid (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Spaid (post 1700)



  • William Spaid (1904-1971), American Democrat politician, Speaker of the Arizona State House of Representatives, 1940
  • Eva M. Spaid, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1972

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Spaid Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    3. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    6. 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).
    7. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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    The Spaid Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Spaid 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 11 November 2016 at 15:07.

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