Duckett Family History
Duckett Name Meaning
nickname from a diminutive of Middle English douke, duk(ke) ‘duck’ (Old English duce). nickname from Middle English douke, duk(ke) ‘duck’ + heved ‘head’. nickname from Old French ducquet ‘owl’, a diminutive of duc ‘guide’, ‘leader’ (see Duke 1). from a Middle English diminutive of the Old English personal name or byname Ducca. from a Middle English pet form of the personal name Duke.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press