Notkin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Notkin family
The surname Notkin was first found in Essex
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1305 when Adam Nutkyn held lands.
Early History of the Notkin family
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Notkin Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Nutkyn, Notkyn, Notkin, Nutkin, Notkyne and others.
Early Notables of the Notkin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Notkin family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
Contemporary Notables of the name Notkin (post 1700)
- Geoffrey Notkin (b. 1961), American actor and producer
- Richard Notkin, American actor, known for his work on A Dennis the Menace Christmas (2007), Something Organic (1998) and Wrong Number (2002)
- David Notkin (1955-2013), American Professor and Bradley Chair at the University of Washington
- Richard T. Notkin (b. 1948), American ceramic artist
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