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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 came to Maryland in 1666
  • Joseph Wickett, who arrived in Maryland in 1666

Wickett Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

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

Wickett Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Teresa Wickett 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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    6. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. 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 16 May 2016 at 21:59.

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