Early Origins of the Rudkyns family
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.
Early History of the Rudkyns family
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Rudkyns Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rudkin, Rudkins, Rutkins, Rootkins, Rudkyn, Rudkyns and many more.
Early Notables of the Rudkyns family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rudkyns family to Ireland
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Migration of the Rudkyns family to the New World and Oceana
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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