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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, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

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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Wax Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. 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. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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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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