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Maddock Surname Origin
(Origin Welsh) The same as Madoc, a proper name common among the Welsh, from mad, good, and the termination oc or og, the same as the termination y or ous in English. The terminations c and ac, denote fixedness, force, plenitude. Og, in its simple form, signifies animation, activity; also, possessing that which precedes it; oc, greatness, grandeur; ox, quickness, promptitude.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Maddock Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Maddock Family History Thought:
'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes