The lineage of the name Haddox begins with the Anglo-Saxon
tribes in Britain. It is a result of when they 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 Haddox family
The surname Haddox 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 Haddox family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Haddox 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 Haddox History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Haddox Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Haddox has undergone many spelling variations
, including Haydock, Haddock, Hadock and others.
Early Notables of the Haddox 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 Haddox Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Haddox family to Ireland
Some of the Haddox 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 Haddox family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Haddox were among those contributors:
Haddox Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Mabel Haddox, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1903
- Earl Haddox, aged 33, who settled in America, in 1922
Contemporary Notables of the name Haddox (post 1700)
- John Herbert Haddox (b. 1929), American philosopher