Addicott History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Addicott is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of the Britain and comes from a baptismal name which means Adam. As the naming tradition grew in Europe baptismal names began to be introduced in many countries. Baptismal names were sometimes given in honor of Christian saints and other biblical figures. There are very few Christian countries in Europe that did not adopt surnames from these religious figures.

Early Origins of the Addicott family

The surname Addicott was first found in the county of Yorkshire from very ancient times before the Norman Conquest of England in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Addicott family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Addicott research. Another 53 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1226, 1246, 1311, and 1379 are included under the topic Early Addicott History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Addicott Spelling Variations

The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Addicott has been spelled many different ways, including Adcock, Adecok, Adcockson, Akokson, Hadecock, Hadicock, Adcok, Adecock, Atcock, Addicott and many more.

Early Notables of the Addicott family (pre 1700)

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


Australia Addicott migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Addicott Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Pascoe Addicott, (b. 1771), aged 49, British Convict who was convicted in Devon, England for life for burglary, transported aboard the "Earl St Vincent" on 6th April 1820, arriving in New South Wales, Australia, he was executed in 1821 [1]
  • Mr. James Addicott, (b. 1843), aged 35, Cornish miner travelling aboard the ship "Earl Dalhousie" arriving in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on 22nd July 1878 [2]
  • Mrs. Ann Addicott, (b. 1843), aged 35, Cornish settler travelling aboard the ship "Earl Dalhousie" arriving in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on 22nd July 1878 [2]
  • Miss Anne W. Addicott, (b. 1864), aged 14, English settler, from Lancashire, England, UK travelling aboard the ship "Earl Dalhousie" arriving in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on 22nd July 1878 [2]
  • Miss Lilly Addicott, (b. 1870), aged 8, English settler, from Lancashire, England, UK travelling aboard the ship "Earl Dalhousie" arriving in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on 22nd July 1878 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Addicott (post 1700) +

  • Jeffrey Addicott, American lawyer, university professor and director of the Center of Terrorism Law at St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas


  1. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 10th September 2021). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/earl-st-vincent
  2. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 19). Emigrants to Australia NSW 1860 -88 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/nsw_passenger_lists_1860_88.pdf


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