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Riddick Early Origins



The surname Riddick was first found in Kirkcudbright, where they held a family seat. They held a family seat in the barony of Reddick, slurred as in Berwick from Red Wick. The early pronunciation of the name was Rerrick, hence, Archdeacon Gilbert de Rerrick of Glasgow who was elected to Scottish Parliament in 1467. At this time the name took on the more modern spelling of Reddik, and John Reddik was chief of his name in 1599. He held a family seat at Barharrow.

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Riddick Spelling Variations


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Riddick Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Reddick, Redick, Redicke, Riddock, Riddoch, Ridock, Riddick and many more.

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Riddick Early History


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Riddick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Riddick research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 164 and 1646 are included under the topic Early Riddick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Riddick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Riddick Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Riddick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Riddick Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Martin Riddick, aged 26, who landed in America from Leeds, in 1901
  • Andrew Riddick, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States from Southampton, England, in 1907
  • James Riddick, aged 20, who settled in America from Kilrush, Ireland, in 1907
  • John Riddick, aged 27, who emigrated to America from Dumfries, in 1907
  • Wm. James Riddick, aged 48, who settled in America from Bodmin, England, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Riddick Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Philip Riddick Sr., U.E. who settled in Ameliasburgh [Prince Edward County], Ontario c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Riddick Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Riddick, aged 19, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Velocity"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Riddick (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Riddick (post 1700)



  • Raymond Ernest Riddick (1917-1976), American football player and coach
  • Robbert Lee Riddick (b. 1957), American NFL football running back
  • Steven Earl "Steve" Riddick (1951-1976), American gold medalist relay runner at the 1976 Summer Olympics
  • Andre Riddick (b. 1973), American professional basketball player
  • Graham Edward Galloway Riddick (b. 1955), English Conservative Party Member of Parliament for Colne Valley in West Yorkshire

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Tu ne cede malis
Motto Translation: Yield not to misfortunes.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  3. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  6. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  7. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  9. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
  10. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
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The Riddick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Riddick 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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