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The name Bickers finds its origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxons of England. It was given to one who worked as a beekeeper. The surname is derived from the Old English word beocere.

Bickers Early Origins



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

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Bickers Spelling Variations


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Bickers Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Bickers has been recorded under many different variations, including Bick, Biche, Bich, Bicker, Bickers and others.

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Bickers Early History


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Bickers Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bickers research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bickers History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bickers Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bickers Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Bickers or a variant listed above:

Bickers Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Robert Bickers, who settled in Virginia in 1735
  • Robert Bickers, who arrived in Virginia in 1735 [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)

Bickers Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • M Cath Bickers, who landed in South America in 1846 [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)

Bickers Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Henry Bickers, aged 30, who landed in America from London, in 1906
  • Florence Mary Bickers, aged 23, who landed in America from London, England, in 1907
  • Alfred Bickers, aged 19, who settled in America, in 1918
  • Guy Bickers, aged 35, who settled in America from London, England, in 1920
  • Hannah Bickers, aged 76, who emigrated to the United States from E. Kuston, England, in 1921
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bickers (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bickers (post 1700)



  • Kevin Bickers, American football coach and scout
  • Dave Bickers (1938-2014), English Grand Prix motocross racer who competed from 1959 to 1968; he later became a stunt double for Roger Moore in Octopussy and Escape to Athena
  • Terrence Robert Arthur "Terry" Bickers (b. 1965), English guitarist, singer and songwriter, best known as a member of the rock bands The House of Love and Levitation
  • Gene Bickers, Professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Southern California

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  4. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  5. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  9. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  11. ...

The Bickers Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bickers 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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