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Hickinbottom is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from a family once having lived at Higginbottom in the county of Cheshire.

Hickinbottom Early Origins



The surname Hickinbottom was first found in Cheshire 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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Hickinbottom Spelling Variations


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Hickinbottom Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Hickinbottom has been recorded under many different variations, including Higginbottom, Higginbotham, Hickenbottom, Hickinbottom, Higgenbottom, Higginbothem, Higinbotham, Higinbothem and many more.

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Hickinbottom Early History


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Hickinbottom Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hickinbottom research. Another 233 words (17 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hickinbottom History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hickinbottom Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hickinbottom Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hickinbottom Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Hickinbottom or a variant listed above:

Hickinbottom Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Fanny Hickinbottom, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States from Birkenhead, England, in 1919
  • George William Hickinbottom, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States from Birkenhead, England, in 1919
  • Stanley Hickinbottom, aged 4, who emigrated to America from Birkenhead, England, in 1919
  • Florence Hickinbottom, aged 31, who settled in America from Sheffield, England, in 1921
  • Jabez Henry Hickinbottom, aged 41, who landed in America from Loughborough, England, in 1923
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hickinbottom Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Charles Hickinbottom landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1843

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hickinbottom (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hickinbottom (post 1700)



  • Ernest Hickinbottom (b. 1865), English footballer
  • Geoffrey Alfred Hickinbottom (b. 1932), former English cricketer
  • Sir Gary Robert Hickinbottom (b. 1955), British judge

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    4. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    7. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Hickinbottom Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hickinbottom 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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