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A family in the Pictish tribe of ancient Scotland was the first to use the name Pickert. They lived in Picardy, a region of northern France. Bearers of the name made their way from Picardy to England and Scotland.

Pickert Early Origins



The surname Pickert was first found in Moray, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Pickert Early History


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Pickert Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pickert research. Another 326 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1266, 1279, 1350, and 1780 are included under the topic Early Pickert History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pickert Spelling Variations


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Pickert Spelling Variations



In medieval Scotland, names were more often spelled according to sound than any regular set of rules. An enormous number of spelling variations were the result. Over the years, the name Pickert has been spelled Pickard, Picard and others.

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Pickert Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pickert Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pickert 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



In such difficult times, Ireland, Australia, and North America looked like better homes for many Scots. The trips were expensive and grueling, but also rewarding, as the colonies were havens for those unwelcome in the old country. That legacy did not die easily, though, and many were forced to fight for their freedom in the American War of Independence. The Scottish legacy has resurface in more recent times, though, through Clan societies, highland games, and other organizations. Immigration and passenger lists have shown many early immigrants bearing the old Scottish name of Pickert:

Pickert Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lodowick Pickert, who arrived in New York in 1842 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Michael Pickert, who landed in New York in 1842 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pickert (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pickert (post 1700)



  • Heinrich A. Pickert, American politician, U.S. Collector of Customs, 1932

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