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The ancestors of the Hickok surname lived among the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. The name comes from when they lived in Huntingdonshire. The name could also have been a baptismal name derived as the son of Richard.

Hickok Early Origins



The surname Hickok was first found in Gloucestershire 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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Hickok Spelling Variations


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Hickok Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Hickok include Hicock, Hichcoke, Hickox, Hickhock, Hickhocke and many more.

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Hickok Early History


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Hickok Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hickok research. Another 286 words (20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hickok History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hickok Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hickok Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration



A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:

Hickok Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Otis Hickok, an emigrant from Ireland, who fought in the War of 1812 and settled in Vermont

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hickok (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hickok (post 1700)



  • Eugene W Hickok Ph.D., (b. 1951), American Under Secretary of Education and Acting Deputy Secretary
  • James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok (1837-1876), legendary American army scout, lawman and gunfighter
  • Lorena Hickok (1893-1968), American journalist
  • Laurens Perseus Hickok (1798-1888), American philosopher
  • Norman Hickok, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County, 1840-41
  • Julian P. Hickok, American politician, Representative from Pennsylvania 9th District, 1924; Commonwealth Land Candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1926
  • Horace E. Hickok, American politician, Member of Connecticut State Senate 11th District, 1857
  • Heman Hickok, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Schoharie County, 1812-13, 1819-20
  • Harrison T. Hickok, American politician, Representative from New York 3rd District, 1894
  • F. M. Hickok, American politician, Representative from Missouri 15th District, 1894
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    2. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    5. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    7. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    11. ...

    The Hickok Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hickok 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.

    This page was last modified on 5 October 2017 at 09:56.

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