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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


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    5. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    6. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
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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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