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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    2. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    4. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    5. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    6. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    7. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    8. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    9. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. 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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