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The Strathclyde-Briton people of ancient Scotland were the first to use the name Patrickson. The Patrickson family lived in Cumberland.
The surname Patrickson was first found in Cumberland, where they held a family seat from very early times some say at the time of the Norman Conquest of England by Duke William of Normandy in 1066 A.D.
Medieval Scottish names are rife with spelling variations. This is due to the fact that scribes in that era spelled according to the sound of words, rather than any set of rules. Patrickson has been spelled Patrickson, Partickson, Patricksone, Patricksoun, Patryckson and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Patrickson research. Another 363 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1034, 1413, 1671 and 1634 are included under the topic Early Patrickson History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 53 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Patrickson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Many Scots were left with few options other than to leave their homeland for the colonies across the Atlantic. Some of these families fought to defend their newfound freedom in the American War of Independence. Others went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these families have recently been able to rediscover their roots through Clan societies and other Scottish organizations. Among them:
Patrickson Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
The Patrickson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Patrickson 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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