Jacklin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Jacklin is a name whose history on English soil dates back to the wave of migration that followed the Norman Conquest of England of 1066. The Jacklin family lived in Cambridgeshire. This is a habitation name. These names form one of the broadest categories of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties
Early Origins of the Jacklin family
The surname Jacklin was first found in Cambridgeshire, where they held a family seat from very early times.
Important Dates for the Jacklin family
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Jacklin Spelling Variations
A multitude of spelling variations characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Jackling, Jacklin, Jacklings, Jacqueline, Jacoline and many more.
Early Notables of the Jacklin family (pre 1700)
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Jacklin migration to the United States
Many English families left England, to avoid the chaos of their homeland and migrated to the many British colonies abroad. Although the conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and some travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute, once in the colonies, many of the families prospered and made valuable contributions to the cultures of what would become the United States and Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Jacklin or a variant listed above:
Jacklin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- George Jacklin who was on record in New York in 1862
Contemporary Notables of the name Jacklin (post 1700)
- Tony Jacklin CBE (b. 1944), English retired golfer, the most successful British player of his generation, winning two major championships, BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 1969 and 1970, inducted to the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2002
- Harley M. Jacklin (1889-1970), American farmer, businessman, and politician from Redgranite, Wisconsin, he served in the Wisconsin State Senate from 1945 to 1947
- Bill Jacklin, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 2008 
- Paula Jacklin (b. 1957), English World Championship darts player
- John Jacklin (b. 1947), English cricketer who played for Cambridgeshire from 1975 to 1977
- Harold Jacklin (1897-1966), English football goalkeeper who played from 1919 to 1926
- Julia Jacklin (b. 1990), Australian singer-songwriter from Sydney, Australia
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