Norman Conquest of 1066 brought to England. It comes from the personal name Jacques, which is a form of the Latin name Jacobus.
Early Origins of the Jackes family
Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Nether Silton in the North Riding of Yorkshire. At the taking of the Domesday Book in 1086, Nether Silton was recorded as a village with a Hall and the tenant-in-chief was the Count of Mortain. The Domesday Book was a census initiated by Duke William of Normandy taken after his conquest of England at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Jackes family
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Jackes Spelling Variations
spelling variations. This is largely due to the fact that Old and Middle English lacked any spelling rules when Norman French was introduced in the 11th century. The languages of the English courts at that time were French and Latin. These various languages mixed quite freely in the evolving social milieu. The final element of this mix is that medieval scribes spelled words according to their sounds rather than any definite rules, so a name was often spelled in as many different ways as the number of documents it appeared in. The name was spelled Jacques, Jaques, Jack, Jacks, Jackes, Jakes, Jeeks, Jeke, Jeex, Jaquiss, Jaquez and many more.
Early Notables of the Jackes family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Jackes family to Ireland
Some of the Jackes family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Jackes family to the New World and Oceana
Because of the political and religious discontent in England, families began to migrate abroad in enormous numbers. Faced with persecution and starvation at home, the open frontiers and generally less oppressive social environment of the New World seemed tantalizing indeed to many English people. The trip was difficult, and not all made it unscathed, but many of those who did get to Canada and the United States made important contributions to the young nations in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers with Jackes name or one of its variants:
Jackes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Jackes Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Jackes Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Jackes (post 1700)
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