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The ancestors of the Bickham surname lived among the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. The name comes from when they lived in Bikome, a town in the county of Somerset.

Bickham Early Origins



The surname Bickham was first found in Leicestershire where they have held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

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Bickham Spelling Variations


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Bickham Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few 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 Bickham include Bickham, Bickam, Bigham, Biggam, Bigholme, Bighone, Begholm, Beghome, Biggem and many more.

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Bickham Early History


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Bickham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bickham research. Another 304 words (22 lines of text) covering the year 1350 is included under the topic Early Bickham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bickham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bickham Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bickham 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



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:

Bickham Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Bickham who settled in Barbados in 1685

Bickham Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Abner Bickham, who arrived in Mississippi in 1798
  • William Bickham, who landed in Mississippi in 1798

Bickham Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Bickham settled in Philadelphia in 1830

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bickham (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bickham (post 1700)



  • Daniel Denison Bickham (1864-1951), American pitcher for Major League Baseball
  • Jack Miles Bickham (1930-1997), American author and educator, who wrote under the pseudonym John Miles
  • George Bickham the Younger (1684-1771), English etcher and engraver, and print seller
  • Charles Goodwin Bickham (1867-1944), United States Army first lieutenant who received the Medal of Honor

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Bickham Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
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    The Bickham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bickham 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.

    This page was last modified on 29 December 2013 at 11:08.

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