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The roots of the Noxon 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.

Noxon Early Origins



The surname Noxon 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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Noxon Spelling Variations


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Noxon Spelling Variations



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

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Noxon Early History


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Noxon Early History



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

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Noxon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Noxon 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 Noxon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Noxon In Ireland


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Noxon In Ireland



Some of the Noxon 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:

Noxon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Richard Noxon, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1775

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Contemporary Notables of the name Noxon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Noxon (post 1700)



  • Nicolas Lane Noxon (1936-2016), English-born, American documentary filmmaker; he won 58 Emmy Awards, four Peabody Awards and two Dupont Columbia awards for Broadcast Journalism
  • Thomas Noxon, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Saratoga County 2nd District, 1884
  • James Noxon, American politician, Member of New York State Senate 22nd District, 1856-59
  • James Noxon, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Saratoga County 1st District, 1850
  • Charles Noxon, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 2008
  • C. B. Noxon, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1940

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    4. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    5. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    6. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    8. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    11. ...

    The Noxon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Noxon 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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