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The name Noakes is thought to come from the Middle English phrase "atten okes," meaning "at the oaks;" as such it was likely originally a name for someone who lived by some oak trees.

Noakes Early Origins



The surname Noakes was first found in Buckinghamshire where they held a family seat. This ancient Saxon name in derived from common usage from atte en Oak, a place designation, which originated in those counties surrounding London known as the home counties. including Sussex, Essex, and others. By 1326 the name was well entrenched in that region and Richard Attenok is recording with estates in Buckingham in 1275, and was succeeded by Richard Noke.

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Noakes Spelling Variations


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Noakes Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Nokes, Noakes, Knoakes, Noke, Noak, Knoak, Noaks, Nokes, Knokes, Nowkes, Noekes and many more.

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Noakes Early History


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Noakes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Noakes research. Another 228 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1332, 1690, 1692, and 1737 are included under the topic Early Noakes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Noakes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Noakes Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Noakes Notables 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:

Noakes Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Henry Noakes, who landed in Virginia in 1653 [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)
  • Henry Noakes, who setted in Virginia in 1659
  • George Noakes, who arrived in Maryland in 1669 [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)
  • George Noakes, who settled in Maryland in 1669

Noakes Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Richard Noakes, who was on record in Montreal in 1848
  • Richard Noakes, aged 19, who arrived in Montreal in 1848

Noakes Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • David Noakes, aged 21, a farmer, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mary Ann" in 1842
  • Charlotte Noakes, aged 19, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mary Ann" in 1842

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Contemporary Notables of the name Noakes (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Noakes (post 1700)



  • Herbert C. Noakes, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania, 1932-36 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Noakes (1934-2017), English television presenter and personality
  • Michael Noakes (b. 1933), English artist and portrait painter
  • Kim Noakes (1982-2008), New Zealand field hockey player at the 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Tim Noakes, professor of exercise and sports science at the University of Cape Town
  • Sheila Noakes (b. 1949), Baroness Noakes, a British Conservative politician and former corporate executive
  • Rab Noakes (b. 1947), Scottish singer-songwriter
  • George Noakes (1924-2008), Bishop of St David's and Archbishop of Wales

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  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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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The Noakes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Noakes 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.

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