Thake History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Thake family

The surname Thake was first found in Staffordshire where they held a family seat. 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 1199 when Walter Theaker held estates in that shire.

Early History of the Thake family

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Thake Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Thicker, Theaker, Thacker, Thaker, Thecker, Thick, Thicke, Thike, Thicks, Thake, Thackway and many more.

Early Notables of the Thake family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Thake family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Silvester Thacker, who settled in Virginia in 1650 with his wife; Mordant Thacker, who settled in Maryland in 1676; as well as Dorothy, Edmond, Henry and John Thacker, who all settled in Virginia within the next twenty years..


Contemporary Notables of the name Thake (post 1700) +

  • Charles Thake (1927-2018), Maltese actor from Senglea


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