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The ancient and distinguished surname Wicklund is of English origin. It is derived from the Old English "wic," which refers to an outlying settlement, particularly a dairy farm or salt works, dependent on a larger village; the surname would denote someone who worked or resided at one of these settlements. The name Wicklund may also be derived from a place of the same name; there are villages so named in the counties of Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire.

Wicklund Early Origins



The surname Wicklund was first found in Northampton where they held a family seat from very ancient times. The earliest recorded bearer of the name was Thomas de le Wikin, who was living in Norfolk in 1275.

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Wicklund Spelling Variations


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Wicklund Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wickens, Wickans, Wickins, Wicking, Wiggins and others.

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Wicklund Early History


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Wicklund Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wicklund research. Another 280 words (20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wicklund History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wicklund Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wicklund Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Wicklund In Ireland


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Wicklund In Ireland



Some of the Wicklund family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 110 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Mr. & Mrs. Wickens, who arrived in New York City in 1833; Elizabeth Wickens, who came to New York in 1838; George Wickens, who was naturalized in Michigan in 1855.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wicklund (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wicklund (post 1700)



  • Ottar Wicklund (1911-1978), Norwegian actor
  • Erling Sachs Wicklund (b. 1944), Norwegian jazz musician, composer, arranger and journalist

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    8. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Wicklund Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wicklund 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.

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