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The Anglo-Saxon name Paddick comes from when the family resided in the village of Puttock in the county of Sussex. This habitation surname was originally derived from the Old English word puttoc which means kite, denoting a bird belonging to the hawk family.

Early Origins of the Paddick family


The surname Paddick was first found in Sussex where one of the first records of the family was Aelfricus (Aefric) Puttoc (died 1051) Archbishop of York (1023-1041) and Bishop of Worcester. He may have been the bishop who crowned Harold Harefoot king of England in 1036. However, when Harthacnut became king, he and others were charged to disinter Harold's body and throw it away. By the Battle of Hastings they had branched westward to Somerset where Aluried Puttoch held estates at that time.

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Early History of the Paddick family

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Early History of the Paddick family


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Paddick Spelling Variations

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Paddick Spelling Variations


Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Paddick include Puttoch, Puttock, Puttoc, Puttick, Puttoche, Puttocke, Putticke, Putteck, Puttex, Putton, Putten, Potton, Puttone, Pottone, Pottock, Pottocke, Pottoch and many more.

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Early Notables of the Paddick family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Paddick family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Paddick family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Paddick family to the New World and Oceana


A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:

Paddick Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Edgar Paddick, aged 32, who landed in America from London, England, in 1909
  • William Paddick, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919

Paddick Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Eliza Dunwill Paddick, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Winchester" in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WINCHESTER 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Winchester.htm
  • Henry Paddick, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Winchester" in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WINCHESTER 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Winchester.htm
  • Maria Paddick, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Winchester" in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WINCHESTER 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Winchester.htm
  • James Paddick, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Winchester" in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WINCHESTER 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Winchester.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Paddick (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Paddick (post 1700)


  • Hugh William Paddick (1915-2000), English actor
  • John Chester Paddick (b. 1943), British Olympic athlete
  • Paul Paddick (b. 1967), Australian actor
  • Brian Leonard Paddick (b. 1958), British politician

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  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WINCHESTER 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Winchester.htm

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