The surname Hedrick was first found in Silesia where they held a family seat. Literal translation of the name places it as a 'Combatant Ruler' or sometimes a 'Heathland Ruler'. In the old German the name was 'Hadu-ric'. The family held considerable estates in Germany.
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Brigadier-General Lawrence Hyskell Hedrick (1880-1958), American Air Judge-Advocate General at Headquarters Army Air Force (1943-1946) 
Wyatt C. Hedrick (1888-1964), American architect, engineer, and developer
Wilbur O. Hedrick (1868-1954), American economist
Ulysses Prentiss Hedrick (1870-1951), American botanist and horticulturist
Earle Raymond Hedrick (1876-1943), American mathematician
Chad Hedrick (b. 1977), American inline speed skater and ice speed skater
Technical Sergeant Clinton M Hedrick (1918-1945), American officer awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor
Roger R. Hedrick, American fighter pilot and flying ace in the U.S. Navy, during World War II, credited with 12 aerial victories
Ralph Hedrick Bader (1888-1939), American Democrat politician, Interpreter; U.S. Vice Consul in Teheran, 1912-18; U.S. Consul in Teheran, 1918-20; Cairo, 1920-22; Lawyer; Member of Virginia State House of Delegates, 1928-30. Evangelical and Reformed Church
Mr. Paul Henry Hedrick, American Boatswain's Mate First Class from California, USA working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he died in the sinking 
^ 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)