Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in /home/customer/www/shop.x-finder.info/public_html/wp-includes/class-wp-post-type.php on line 563 Last Name: Wilkins – Would you like to know the origin, Coat of Arms and Ancestors of the Surname Wilkins? – X-FinderSkip to content
The surname Wilkins is Scottish and Northern English in origin. The name is derived from the medieval given name Will with the addition of the hypocoristic suffix ‘-kin’; it is a diminutive of William. The given name William is derived from the Norman form of the Old French personal name composed of the Germanic elements ‘wil’ will, desire and ‘helm’ helment,protection. The name thus signified ‘beloved-helment’ or protector. The name was introduced into England at the time of the Conquest, and within a very short period the name became the most popular given name in England, no doubt in honour of William the Conquerer himself. The Conquerer was followed by his son on the throne, William Rufus. It remained the most popular personal name in England until it was superseded by John. The given name also enjoyed great popularity in Germany (as Wilhelm), France (as Guillaume), Spain (as Guillermo), and Italy (as Guglielmo). The name in its Old German form(Willelm) dates back to the sixth century were the forebear of king Raedwald is recorded in the Anglo-Saxon chronicles. The name gave rise to a host of surnames including William… Coat of arms: Gules a pale engr…
Order now the entire document of your Last Name
Download immediately the origin of your Last Name and go back many generations.
You will be able to print it out or forwarded to anyone in your family.
The file will be available for download immediately after check out
An important gift, a historical memory of the Family to be passed on to future generations.
Size: 8.5 x 11 inches (21.5 cm X 28 cm) (PDF Format)
After the payment if you didn’t get the file click here