The ancestors of the bearers of the Haydel family name are thought have lived in ancient Anglo-Saxon England
. They were first found 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 Haydel family
The surname Haydel 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 Haydel family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Haydel 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 Haydel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Haydel Spelling Variations
Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon
surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations
. Changes in Anglo-Saxon
names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Haydel include Haydock, Haddock, Hadock and others.
Early Notables of the Haydel 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 Haydel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Haydel family to Ireland
Some of the Haydel 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 Haydel family to the New World and Oceana
Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Haydel 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 Haydel (post 1700)
- John Harold "Hal" Haydel (b. 1944), American former Major League Baseball pitcher from Houma, Louisiana; he played one season for the Minnesota Twins (1970-1971)