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Rudkin Early Origins



The surname Rudkin was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor with estates in that shire. 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 Rudkyn, meaning the son of Rudolph, and Ralph Rudkyn was recorded in the late 13th century in that shire.

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Rudkin Spelling Variations


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Rudkin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rudkin, Rudkins, Rutkins, Rootkins, Rudkyn, Rudkyns and many more.

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Rudkin Early History


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Rudkin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rudkin research. Another 191 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1301, 1346, 1546, 1455, 1487 and 1172 are included under the topic Early Rudkin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rudkin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rudkin Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Rudkin In Ireland


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Rudkin In Ireland



Some of the Rudkin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 125 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 or some of its variants were: Henry Rutkin settled in Virginia in 1637.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rudkin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rudkin (post 1700)



  • Frank H. Rudkin (1864-1931), United States federal judge
  • Thomas William "Tommy" Rudkin (1919-1969), English professional football left winger who made 50 appearances playing from 1938 to 1963
  • Jon Rudkin (b. 1965), English football coach for Leicester City
  • James David Rudkin (b. 1936), English playwright, born in London
  • Brigadier-General Charles Mark Clement Rudkin DSO (1872-1957), Irish-born, British soldier, barrister, agriculturist and Liberal Party politician
  • Alan Rudkin MBE (1941-2010), Welsh Commonwealth and European bantamweight boxing champion (19651970)
  • Margaret Rudkin (1897-1967), American founder of Pepperidge Farm, a commercial bakery in 1937 which grew to be one of America's largest
  • Captain Mark Rudkin, British Army officer who was the last person to duel in Newfoundland that caused the loss of life in 1826

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    2. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    6. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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    The Rudkin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rudkin 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.

    This page was last modified on 22 December 2016 at 09:04.

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