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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, who arrived in New York in 1799 [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)

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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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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  6. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  8. 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.
  9. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
  10. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. 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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