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Wickett Early Origins



The surname Wickett was first found in Lincolnshire 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 1066 after the Norman Conquest when Wigot or Wigod (one of the most powerful Baron Norman origin of Bigot) from castles and lands. William Bigot was the brother of Roger Bigod and the second son of Robert Bigot became to the conquest by Apula from Italy. The name became Wiggett.

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Wickett Spelling Variations


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Wickett Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wiggett, Wicket, Wickett, Wicketts, Wiggat, Wiggatt, Wigot, Wiket, Wyket, Vigot, Vigott, Wiggot, Wiggot and many more.

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Wickett Early History


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Wickett Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wickett research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1185, 1284, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Wickett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wickett Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wickett Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wickett 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:

Wickett Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Joseph Wickett, who setted in Maryland in 1666
  • Joseph Wickett, who arrived in Maryland in 1666 [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)

Wickett Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Wickett, also a bonded emigrant, who setted in America in 1751

Wickett Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Teresa Wickett, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "New Era" in 1855

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wickett (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wickett (post 1700)



  • Lloyd Meldrum Wickett (1920-2002), Canadian-born, American NFL football defensive tackle who played for the Detroit Lions in 1943 and 1946
  • Fred H Wickett, American oil operator in the 1920s, namesake of Wickett, Texas

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Wickett Family Crest Products


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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. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  2. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  3. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  7. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  9. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
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The Wickett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wickett 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 5 February 2017 at 01:01.

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