The name Haddix has a long Anglo-Saxon
heritage. The name comes from when a family lived in the settlement of Haydock in the parish of Winwick in Lancashire
. The name, pronounced Haddock,
belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation
names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Haddix family
The surname Haddix was first found in Lancashire
where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Haddix family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Haddix research.Another 320 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1212, 1562, 1570, 1629, 1686, 1690, 1714, and 1746 are included under the topic Early Haddix History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Haddix Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Haddix have been found, including Haydock, Haddock, Hadock and others.
Early Notables of the Haddix family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: Christopher Haydoke of Preston; Sir Richard Haddock (1629-1714), an officer of the Royal Navy, who served in the Anglo-Dutch Wars, and... Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Haddix Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Haddix family to Ireland
Some of the Haddix family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 153 words (11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Haddix family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Haddix, or a variant listed above: Henry Haddock who settled in New England
in 1805; William Haddock settled in New England
in 1740; Henry, James, and Joseph Haddock arrived in Philadelphia between 1805 and 1840..
Contemporary Notables of the name Haddix (post 1700)
- Michael Montgomery Haddix (b. 1961), American former professional NFL football running back
- Samuel LaWayne Haddix (b. 1965), American former NFL football defensive back
- Margaret Peterson Haddix (b. 1964), American author
- Harvey Haddix Jr. (1925-1994), American Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher