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Where did the English Badcock family come from? What is the English Badcock family crest and coat of arms? When did the Badcock family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Badcock family history?The name Badcock is tied to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of England. It comes from the personal name Bartholomew. Bat(e) was a pet form of this personal name and when combined with 'cock' which was a common suffix for other names like Wilcox, Simcock and others became Batcock.
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Badcock has undergone many spelling variations, including Babcock, Badcock, Babbcock, Batcock, Badcocke and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Badcock research. Another 246 words(18 lines of text) covering the years 1790 and 1814 are included under the topic Early Badcock History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Badcock Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Badcock were among those contributors:
Badcock Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Badcock Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
The Badcock Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Badcock 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.
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