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The origins of the Hicox name lie with England's ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. It comes from when the family lived in Huntingdonshire. The name could also have been a baptismal name derived as the son of Richard.

Hicox Early Origins



The surname Hicox 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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Hicox Spelling Variations


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Hicox Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Hicox were recorded, including Hicock, Hichcoke, Hickox, Hickhock, Hickhocke and many more.

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Hicox Early History


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Hicox Early History



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

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Hicox Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hicox Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Hicox family emigrate to North America: Captain Hickcocke settled in Virginia in 1623; Otis Hickok, an emigrant from Ireland, who fought in the War of 1812 and settled in Vermont; and M. Hickox settled in San Francisco in 1850..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hicox (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hicox (post 1700)



  • Curtis Hicox, American politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Washington, 1821

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. 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. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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    The Hicox Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hicox 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 12 November 2015 at 09:16.

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