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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
  • Thomas Judkins, who landed in New England in 1664
  • 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, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Emma B. Judkins, aged 22, 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
  • Wilbur H. Judkins (1858-1934), American Republican politician, Mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1897-98
  • S. N. Judkins, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1856
  • James Byron Judkins, American politician, Circuit Judge in Michigan 19th Circuit, 1880-93; Appointed 1880
  • Elvy Judkins, American Democrat politician, Member of Wisconsin Democratic State Central Committee, 1954
  • Mrs. Earl Judkins, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1948
  • Donald R. Judkins, American politician, Mayor of Largo, Florida, 1951-59
  • Mrs. Alvie Judkins, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1944
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. 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. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. 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.

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