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Sokolant Early Origins



The surname Sokolant was first found in Norfolk at Woodton, a parish, in the union of Loddon and Clavering, hundred of Loddon. This village was home to the family from ancient times. "The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at 6. 13. 4., and in the gift of the Rev. A. Suckling: the tithes have been commuted for 615, and the glebe comprises 27 acres, with a house. The church [(Woodton All Saints)] is chiefly in the decorated English style, with a circular tower of earlier date, surmounted by an octagonal turret, and has some handsome monuments to the Suckling family." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
The church is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk. John Sokeling was listed in the Pipe Rolls of Berkshire in 1195. Richards Sukeling was listed in Oxfordshire in 1253 and Mabilia Sucling was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Suffolk in 1253. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 list Adam Sucklin and Robert Sucling in Oxfordshire and Walter Sucling in Suffolk. [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

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Sokolant Spelling Variations


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Sokolant Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Suckling, Sucklin, Suckley, Sukley, Sukling, Sukelly, Sokelan and many more.

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Sokolant Early History


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Sokolant Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sokolant research. Another 257 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1348, 1353, 1430, 1479, 1570, 1520, 1589, 1569, 1627, 1601, 1626, 1609 and 1642 are included under the topic Early Sokolant History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sokolant Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sokolant Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of this surname at this time include Robert Suckling (1520-1589), of St. Andrew's, Norwich, Norfolk, an English politician; Sir John Suckling (1569-1627), an English politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1601...

Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sokolant 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 or some of its variants were: Thomas Suckling settled in Hingham Massachusetts in 1630; Thomas Sucklin settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1638; Balthazar Sucklin settled in Barbados and/or Jamaica in 1700.

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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: Mora trahit periculum
Motto Translation: Delay brings danger.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  3. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

Other References

  1. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  10. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
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The Sokolant Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sokolant 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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