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Haycock is a name whose history is connected to the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Haycock family once lived in the county of Berkshire in an area that was referred to as the Heycock. This surname was originally derived from the Old English word Hay-cock which denoted someone who lived at the sign of the hedgecock.

Haycock Early Origins



The surname Haycock was first found in Berkshire, 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.

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Haycock Spelling Variations


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Haycock Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Haycock family name include Heycock, Haycock, Heycocke, Haycocke and others.

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Haycock Early History


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Haycock Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Haycock research. Another 234 words (17 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Haycock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Haycock Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Haycock Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration



For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Haycock surname or a spelling variation of the name include:

Haycock Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Haycock, who arrived in Virginia in 1639 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Haycock Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Haycock, aged 27, who arrived in Maine in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Haycock Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Morris Haycock U.E. born in Long Island, New York, USA who settled in Sunbury County, New Brunswick c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Haycock Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Rowland Haycock, who landed in Canada in 1841

Haycock Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Haycock, aged 35, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Thomas Harrison" in 1842
  • Ann Haycock, aged 36, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Thomas Harrison" in 1842
  • Thomas Haycock, aged 13, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Thomas Harrison" in 1842
  • Charles Haycock, aged 7, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Thomas Harrison" in 1842
  • James Haycock, aged 2, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Thomas Harrison" in 1842
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Haycock (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Haycock (post 1700)



  • Obed Crosby Haycock (1901-1983), American scientist and educator from Panguitch, Utah
  • Frederick "Fred" Haycock (1886-1955), English professional footballer
  • David Boyd Haycock (b. 1968), British writer of non-fiction from Banbury, Oxfordshire
  • Alexander Wilkinson Frederick Haycock (1882-1970), Canadian-born British Labour politician
  • Blodwen Myfanwy Haycock (1913-1963), Welsh poet, artist and broadcaster
  • Joseph Longford Haycock (1850-1937), Canadian farmer and politician from Ontario

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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  5. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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The Haycock Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Haycock 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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