Anglo-Saxon name Bicket comes from when the family resided in Cheshire, where they held a family seat near Birkenhead at the estuary of the River Birket. It is from the name of the river that their name is derived.
Early Origins of the Bicket family
Cheshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Early History of the Bicket family
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Bicket Spelling Variations
hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Bicket include Birket, Birkett, Bircket, Burkett, Birckett, Burket, Burkert and many more.
Early Notables of the Bicket family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bicket family to Ireland
Some of the Bicket family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Bicket family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
Bicket Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Bicket Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Bicket (post 1700)
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