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Early Origins of the Kicks family

The surname Kicks was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Kicks family

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Kicks Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Keck, Kecke, Keckes, Kecks, Keckee, Kecka, Keckk, Kecck, Keeck, Keckks, Keccks, Keack, Kaeck, Geck and many more.

Early Notables of the Kicks family (pre 1700)

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United States Kicks migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kicks Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Charles Kicks, who landed in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1875 [1]

Australia Kicks migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Kicks Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Soloman Kicks, aged 25, who arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Lysander" [2]

  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. State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1850. Retrieved on Facebook