Early Origins of the Rickaby family
The surname Rickaby was first found in Cumberland
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor of Rickerby in the parish of Stanwix. 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 1292 when Hiomines de Rickerdeby held estates.
Early History of the Rickaby family
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Rickaby Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Rickerby, Rickarby, Ricardby, Rickardby, Rickerdby, Rickaby, Rickeby, Rickerbie, Ryckerby, Ryckarby, Rickarbie and many more.
Early Notables of the Rickaby family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rickaby family to the New World and Oceana
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..
Contemporary Notables of the name Rickaby (post 1700)
- Stanley "Stan" Rickaby (1924-2014), English footballer