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The roots of the Nicks family stretch back to the Strathclyde people of the Scottish/English Borderlands, who were the first to use their surname. It is derived from the personal name Nicholas, which was Nik, or Nikke in Old English.

Nicks Early Origins



The surname Nicks was first found in Cumberland where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Nicks Spelling Variations


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Nicks Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Nixon, Nicksoun, Nickson, Nicheson, Nickson and others.

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Nicks Early History


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Nicks Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nicks research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1588, 1662, 1646 and 1653 are included under the topic Early Nicks History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Nicks Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Nicks Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Robert Nixon, English legendary prophet of Cheshire, however, many accounts about him appear to be in conflict with each other, it is generally...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nicks Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Nicks In Ireland


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Nicks In Ireland



Some of the Nicks family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 127 words (9 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Nicks Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Nicks, aged 23, arrived in Barbados in 1634

Nicks Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Nicks, aged 28, landed in Ohio in 1812

Nicks Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Philip Nicks, aged 37, a farm labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "North"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nicks (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Nicks (post 1700)



  • Hakeem Nicks (b. 1988), American NFL football wide receiver for the New York Giants
  • Stephanie Lynn "Stevie" Nicks (b. 1948), American eight-time Grammy nominated singer-songwriter, known for her work with Fleetwood Mac, she has produced over forty Top 50 hits and sold over 140 million albums, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    5. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    11. ...

    The Nicks Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nicks 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 26 March 2016 at 16:08.

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