× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2017


Since the Anglo-Saxons had originally come from the German Rhineland, their language was similar to the dialect of that region. Thus the Anglo-Saxon and German name Waldock, both come from the same root words, from the Old High German "wald" for wood and "ecka" for corner or "eiche" for oak.

Waldock Early Origins



The surname Waldock was first found in Germany, where the descendents of Widukind III, Count of Schwalenberg (1116-37) named themselves for the Castle of Waldeck, acquired around 1150.

Close

Waldock Spelling Variations


Expand

Waldock Spelling Variations



Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Waldock include Waldock, Waldeck, Walduck and others.

Close

Waldock Early History


Expand

Waldock Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Waldock research. Another 31 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1300 and 1379 are included under the topic Early Waldock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Waldock Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Waldock Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Waldock Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Waldock Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William Waldock, who emigrated from Hertfordshire to Ontario in 1836
  • Johann Waldock, aged 26, who landed in Quebec in 1868
  • Paul Waldock, aged 33, who arrived in Quebec in 1868
  • Charles Waldock, who was recorded in the 1871 census in Ontario

Waldock Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Waldock, aged 19, a baker, who arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Thetis" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) THETIS 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Thetis.htm

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Waldock (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Waldock (post 1700)



  • Ronald "Ronnie" Waldock (b. 1932), English former professional association football player who played from 1950 and 1964
  • Sir Claud Humphrey Meredith Waldock CMG OBE QC (1904-1981), English jurist and international lawyer who served as the British judge in the European Court of Human Rights from 1966 until 1974
  • Frederic Alexander Waldock (1898-1959), Sri Lanka-born, British first-class cricketer for Oxford University and Somerset between 1919 and 1924

Close

Waldock Family Crest Products


Expand

Waldock Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) THETIS 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Thetis.htm

Other References

  1. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  11. ...

The Waldock Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Waldock 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.

This page was last modified on 11 December 2016 at 10:10.

Sign Up

  


FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest