Spiker History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Spiker family

The surname Spiker was first found in London where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. 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 1192 when Richard and Walter Spigurnell held estates and were presumably the King's notaries.

Early History of the Spiker family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Spiker research. Another 124 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1275, 1297, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Spiker History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Spiker Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Spikernell, Spikernall, Spigurnall, Spigurnell, Spicknell, Spiknell, Spingle, Pickernel, Pickernell, Espickernell, Espycurnell, Spikenell, Spyngournel and many more.

Early Notables of the Spiker family (pre 1700)

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United States Spiker migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Spiker Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Ulrich Spiker, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1737 [1]
Spiker Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jacob Spiker, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1869 [1]
  • Peter Spiker, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1871 [1]
  • Josef Spiker, aged 40, who landed in New York in 1875 [1]
  • Marie Spiker, aged 38, who arrived in New York in 1875 [1]
  • Alexander Spiker, aged 11, who landed in New York in 1875 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Spiker (post 1700) +

  • James H. Spiker, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928 [2]
  • D. P. Spiker, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1952 [2]
  • Clarence J. Spiker, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Shanghai, 1916-17; Antung, 1919; U.S. Consul in Swatow, 1924; Shanghai, 1926-27; U.S. Consul General in Basel, 1938; Melbourne, 1943 [2]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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