The name Trickett has a long French heritage that first began in northwestern region of Brittany
. The name is derived from when the family lived in Brittany.
Early Origins of the Trickett family
The surname Trickett was first found in Brittany
where they held a family seat
in the seigneurie of Vieilleville, an honor held by the family for several centuries.
Early History of the Trickett family
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Trickett Spelling Variations
History has changed the spelling of most surnames. During the early development of the French language in the Middle Ages, a person gave his version of his name, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there spelling variations
of the name Trickett, some of which include Picard, Piccard, Picaud, Piccaud, Picart, Piccart, Picarte, Piccarte, Picardet, Pichard, Pichat, Pichault, Picaut, Piccaut, Piccault and many more.
Early Notables of the Trickett family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst this name at this time was Jean Picard, a French bookbinder and bookseller, active in the 1540s; and Bernard Picart (1673-1733), a French engraver, known for his book-illustrations, including the Bible and Ovid.
Jean-Félix Picard (1620-1682) was a French astronomer... Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Trickett Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Trickett family to the New World and Oceana
France finally gave land incentives for 2,000 migrants during the 1700s. Early marriage was encouraged in New France, and youths of 18 took fourteen-year-old girls for their wives. The fur trade was developed and attracted migrants, both noble and commoner from France. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries, leaving French names scattered across the continent. The search for the Northwest passage continued. Migration from France to New France or Quebec, as it was now more popularly called, continued until 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In the treaty of Utrecht, the Acadians were ceded by France to Britain in 1713. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England
and were deported. They found refuge in Louisiana. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many of this distinguished family name Trickett were prominent in social, cultural, religious and political affairs in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Trickett were
Trickett Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Henry W. Trickett, aged 37, who landed in America, in 1894
- Mildred Trickett, aged 40, who settled in America, in 1896
Trickett Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- J. W. Trickett, aged 48, who immigrated to America from Glasgow, in 1905
- Elizabeth A. Trickett, aged 53, who settled in America from Waterford, England, in 1910
- Albert Trickett, aged 32, who landed in America from Siointon, England, in 1914
- Maud Mary Trickett, aged 32, who landed in America from Near Rotherham, England, in 1914
- Charles Victor Truman Trickett, aged 54, who immigrated to the United States from Southport, England, in 1915
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Contemporary Notables of the name Trickett (post 1700)
- Clinton James Trickett (b. 1991), American former football player and current Tight Ends Coach at Florida Atlantic University
- Vicki Trickett (b. 1938), American Laurel Award nominated actress
- Sam Trickett (b. 1986), British professional poker player from East Retford, Nottinghamshire; his current live tournament winnings amount is about 20,800,375 dollars as of January 2018
- Ray Trickett (b. 1962), British film, television and theatre actor
- Anthony Robert Trickett MBE (b. 1940), Scottish physician, Lord Lieutenant of Orkney (2007)
- Rachel Trickett (1923-1999), British novelist & academic, Principal of St Hugh’s College, Oxford (1973-1991)
- Edward "Ned" Trickett (1851-1916), Australian World Sculling Champion rower (1876)
- Jon Trickett (b. 1950), British Labour Party politician, Shadow Lord President of the Council (2016-), Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills in 2016
- Lisbeth "Libby" Trickett (b. 1985), Australian Olympic gold medalist swimmer at both the 2004 Summer Olympics and the 2008 Summer Olympics
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