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Where did the English Thake family come from? What is the English Thake family crest and coat of arms? When did the Thake family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Thake family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Thicker, Theaker, Thacker, Thaker, Thecker, Thick, Thicke, Thike, Thicks and many more.
First found in Staffordshire 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 1199 when Walter Theaker held estates in that shire.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Thake research. Another 289 words(21 lines of text) covering the years 1243, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Thake History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Thake Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Silvester Thacker, who settled in Virginia in 1650 with his wife; Mordant Thacker, who settled in Maryland in 1676; as well as Dorothy, Edmond, Henry and John Thacker, who all settled in Virginia within the next twenty years..
The Thake Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Thake 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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