Jickling is an ancient Anglo-Saxon
surname that came from the baptismal nameJukel or Gikel.
The surname Jickling referred to the son of Jukel
which belongs to the category of patronymic
surnames. In Old English, patronyms were formed by adding a variety of suffixes to personal names, which changed over time and from place to place. For example, after the Norman Conquest
, which meant son
, were the most common patronymic suffixes. In the 12th and 13th centuries, the most common patronymic names included the word filius
, which meant son
. By the 14th century, the suffix son
had replaced these earlier versions. Surnames that were formed with filius
were more common in the north of England
and it was here that the number of individuals without surnames was greatest at this time.
Early Origins of the Jickling family
The surname Jickling was first found in Hampshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Jickling family
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Jickling Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations
are common among early Anglo-Saxon
names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Jickling has been recorded under many different variations, including Jeckell, Jeckel, Jekyl, Jekyll, Jeckyll, Jeckyl, Jekylls, Jekel and many more.
Early Notables of the Jickling family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Jickling family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Jickling Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Henry Jickling a tutor, who arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Buffalo" in 1836 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HMS BUFFALO 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Buffalo.htm