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Wax Early Origins



The surname Wax was first found in Middlesex 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 1185 of Adam Waxman held lands.

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Wax Spelling Variations


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Wax Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wax, Waxman, Waxmonger, Waxand, Waxande, Waxing, Wex and many more.

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Wax Early History


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Wax Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wax research. Another 262 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1279, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Wax History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wax Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wax Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wax 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 were:

Wax Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Philipus Wax, immigrated as early as 1753
  • Philipus Wax, aged 24, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753

Wax Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Wax went to St. Clair Co. Illinois in 1877 at the age of 14

Wax Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Joeseph Wax went to Ontario in 1871 when he was 18

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wax (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wax (post 1700)



  • Lenore F. Wax, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for California, 1992, 1996
  • Lee Wax, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996
  • John J. Wax, American politician, Mayor of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1896-98

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    5. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Wax Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wax 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 8 October 2015 at 15:33.

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