The surname Patriksoun was first used in the Scottish/English Borderlands by an ancient Scottish people called the Strathclyde-
. It was a name for someone who lived in
in 1066 A.D.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Patriksoun research.Another 363 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1034, 1413, 1671 and 1634 are included under the topic Early Patriksoun History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
The many spelling variations
in Medieval Scottish names result from the fact that scribes in that era spelled words according to sound. Translation too, was an undeveloped science, and many names were altered into complete obscurity. Over the years Patriksoun has been spelled Patrickson, Partickson, Patricksone, Patricksoun, Patryckson and many more.
To escape the uncertainties and discrimination faced in Scotland
, many decided to head out for North America. Once they arrived, many Scots fought with relish in the American War of Independence; some went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. Many ancestors of these Scots have recovered their lost national heritage in the 20th century through Clan
organizations and Scottish historical societies. Among the settlers to North America were: George Patrickson who settled in Baltimore in 1790.