Pickernell History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Pickernell family
The surname Pickernell was first found in London where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1192 when Richard and Walter Spigurnell held estates and were presumably the King's notaries.
Early History of the Pickernell family
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Pickernell Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Spikernell, Spikernall, Spigurnall, Spigurnell, Spicknell, Spiknell, Spingle, Pickernel, Pickernell, Espickernell, Espycurnell, Spikenell, Spyngournel and many more.
Early Notables of the Pickernell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pickernell 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. Many settled in Newfoundland..
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