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The age-old Pictish-Scottish family name Kendricks is derived from the personal name Henry.

Kendricks Early Origins



The surname Kendricks was first found in Fife, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Kendricks Spelling Variations


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Kendricks Spelling Variations



In medieval Scotland, names were more often spelled according to sound than any regular set of rules. An enormous number of spelling variations were the result. Over the years, the name Kendricks has been spelled Hendry, Hendrie, MacHendry, MacHendrick, MacKendrick and many more.

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Kendricks Early History


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Kendricks Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kendricks research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1183, 1282, 1600, and 1700 are included under the topic Early Kendricks History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kendricks Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kendricks Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Kendricks In Ireland


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Kendricks In Ireland



Some of the Kendricks family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 141 words (10 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


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The Great Migration



In such difficult times, Ireland, Australia, and North America looked like better homes for many Scots. The trips were expensive and grueling, but also rewarding, as the colonies were havens for those unwelcome in the old country. That legacy did not die easily, though, and many were forced to fight for their freedom in the American War of Independence. The Scottish legacy has resurface in more recent times, though, through Clan societies, highland games, and other organizations. Immigration and passenger lists have shown many early immigrants bearing the old Scottish name of Kendricks:

Kendricks Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Walter Kendricks, aged 32, arrived in New York in 1799

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kendricks (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kendricks (post 1700)



  • Lance Kendricks (b. 1988), American football tight end for the St. Louis Rams
  • Marvin Mychal-Christopher Kendricks (b. 1990), American football linebacker for the Philadelphia Eagles
  • Sam Kendricks (b. 1992), American pole vaulter, the 2014 and 2015 National Champion
  • Eric-Nathan M. Kendricks (b. 1992), American football linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings

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Kendricks Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    3. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    9. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    10. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
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    The Kendricks Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kendricks 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 2015 at 16:12.

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