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The Anglo-Saxon name Hockey comes from when the family resided in the regions of Hockley in Essex and Wales. The surname Hockey originally derived from the Old English word hoccsleah which referred to someone who lived close to hills.

Hockey Early Origins



The surname Hockey was first found in Essex 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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Hockey Spelling Variations


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Hockey 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 Hockey include Hockley, Hockly, Hokeley, Hokelley and others.

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Hockey Early History


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Hockey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hockey research. Another 296 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1220 and 1273 are included under the topic Early Hockey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hockey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hockey Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hockey 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hockey Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Hockey, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Asia" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of South Australia. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) ASIA 1839 from London with Captain Benjamin Freeman and 245 passengers, arrived Port Adelaide on 16-07-1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Asia-list.htm
  • Mary Ann Hockey, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Asia" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of South Australia. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) ASIA 1839 from London with Captain Benjamin Freeman and 245 passengers, arrived Port Adelaide on 16-07-1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Asia-list.htm
  • James Hockey, aged 21, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Sea Park" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SEA PARK 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/seapark1852.shtml.
  • Edwin Hockey, aged 25, a butcher, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Navarino" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 14th August 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Navarino 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/navarino1854.shtml.
  • John Hockey, aged 18, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Lord Hungerford"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hockey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hockey (post 1700)



  • Timothy D. "Tim" Hockey (b. 1964), Canadian CEO of TDAmeritrade (2016-), former Chief Executive Officer and President of TD Canada Trust (2011-2016)

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