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The Gullick surname was created from the Middle English given names Gullake, or Gudloc. This name is in turn derived from the Old English elements "gud" meaning "battle," and "lac," meaning "sport" or "play."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Goodlake, Goodlock, Goodlegh, Goodlack, Godlake, Codlake, Gulick, Gullick and many more.
First found in Berkshire, where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The name Gotlac is on record in Cheshire the Domesday Book. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gullick research. Another 339 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1187, 1510, 1600, 1548, 1483, 1530, 1455, 1487, 1172 and are included under the topic Early Gullick History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Gullick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Gullick family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gullick Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Gullick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Gullick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Omnia bona desuper
Motto Translation: All good things are from above.
The Gullick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gullick 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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