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Early Origins of the Pickavance family

The surname Pickavance was first found in Bedfordshire (Old English: Bedanfordscir), located in Southeast-central England, formerly part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia, where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Norman influence of English history dominated after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. The family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

Early History of the Pickavance family

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Pickavance Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Pickavance, Pickavent, Pickvance, Pickance, Prikavance, Pickas, Pickus, Pickavan and many more.

Early Notables of the Pickavance family

Distinguished members of the family include

  • the Pickavance family of Lancashire

Migration of the Pickavance family

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.. on Facebook