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The name Hyke is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from the baptismal name for the son of Haki, which was originally derived from the Scandinavian forename Haki or Hako. This Christian name was popular among the Viking settlers who landed on the shores of England during the 10th and 11th centuries.

Hyke Early Origins



The surname Hyke was first found in Devon 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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Hyke Spelling Variations


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Hyke 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 Hyke include Hack, Hache, Hach, Hacche and others.

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Hyke Early History


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Hyke Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hyke research. Another 298 words (21 lines of text) covering the year 1299 is included under the topic Early Hyke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hyke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hyke Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hyke 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



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: William Hack who settled in Taunton, Massachusetts in 1640; his son settled in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hyke (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hyke (post 1700)



  • Raymond John "Ray" Hyke (1917-1982), American actor, known for his roles in Red River (1948) and Fort Apache (1948), he appeared in 45 titles
  • John C. Hyke, American voice actor

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    4. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    6. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Hyke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hyke 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 19 August 2013 at 08:46.

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