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The name Berkox 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.

Early Origins of the Berkox family


The surname Berkox was first found in Worcestershire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Early History of the Berkox family

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Early History of the Berkox family


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Another 121 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1790, 1622, 1698, 1668 and 1814 are included under the topic Early Berkox History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Berkox Spelling Variations

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Berkox Spelling Variations


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 Berkox has undergone many spelling variations, including Babcock, Badcock, Babbcock, Batcock, Badcocke and many more.

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Early Notables of the Berkox family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Berkox family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Berkox family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Berkox family to the New World and Oceana


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 Berkox were among those contributors: James Babcock, who arrived in Plymouth, MA in 1623; William Badcocke, who came to St. Christopher in 1633; David Babcock, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1640.

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