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The origins of the name Judkins are with the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from either the name Jordan or the name Judicael. The surname Judkins was originally derived from the name Judkin, which is a diminutive often derived from Judd, a pet form of Jordan, and the diminutive suffix -kin. However, the name Judkin is also derived from the name Jukin, and features an intrusive d.Jukin, Jekun, and Jokin, all make use of the diminutive suffix -in or one of its variants, and are all diminutive forms of Jok or Juk, which are pet forms of the Breton name Judicael.

Judkins Early Origins



The surname Judkins was first found in Suffolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Judkins Spelling Variations


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Judkins Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Judkins has been spelled many different ways, including Juckin, Juckins, Juckinson, Judkin, Judkins, Jugan, Juggan, Juggin and many more.

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Judkins Early History


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Judkins Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Judkins research. Another 267 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1379, 1641, 1648, and 1651 are included under the topic Early Judkins History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Judkins Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Judkins Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Judkins Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Judkins In Ireland


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Judkins In Ireland



Some of the Judkins family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 116 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Judkinss to arrive in North America:

Judkins Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Job Judkins, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1638 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Thomas Judkins, who landed in New England in 1664 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Thomas Judkins, who sailed to New England in 1664

Judkins Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. D. Judkins to San Francisco in 1853
  • E. Judkins, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States from Southampton, in 1892
  • C.S. Judkins, aged 33, who emigrated to the United States, in 1893
  • Alice C. Judkins, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894
  • Phraba Judkins, aged 1, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Judkins Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Walter Judkins, aged 28, who settled in America from Northampton, England in 1904
  • Mrs. H.E. Judkins, aged 53, who settled in America, in 1906
  • Frank Judkins, aged 29, who landed in America from Sheffield, England, in 1907
  • Dorothy Ball Judkins, aged 13, who landed in America, in 1907
  • Blanche Judkins, aged 28, who landed in America from Sheffield, England in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Judkins Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas P. Judkins, aged 23, a shoemaker, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Emma B. Judkins, aged 22, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Judkins (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Judkins (post 1700)



  • Steveland Judkins (b. 1950), birth name of Stevie Wonder, the American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and activist, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Jeffrey Reed Judkins (b. 1956), retired American professional basketball player
  • Ron Judkins (b. 1953), American sound engineer
  • Donald W Judkins, American banker and art historian
  • Wilbur H. Judkins (1858-1934), American Republican politician, Mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1897-98 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • S. N. Judkins, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1856 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James Byron Judkins, American politician, Circuit Judge in Michigan 19th Circuit, 1880-93; Appointed 1880 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Elvy Judkins, American Democrat politician, Member of Wisconsin Democratic State Central Committee, 1954 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Mrs. Earl Judkins, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1948 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Donald R. Judkins, American politician, Mayor of Largo, Florida, 1951-59 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  9. 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.
  10. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
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The Judkins Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Judkins 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 23 November 2016 at 14:23.

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