Experts believe the name Wicksted dates back to around the tenth century. Wicksted is a Anglo-Saxon occupational name of old Dutch origins. Records dating back to 1163 suggest there was a contingency of Wicksted's in the county of Kent.
There are approximately 112415 with the name Wicksted living in the UK. The county of Somerset in the UK currently holds the greatest density of people with the surname Wicksted. If a certain legal document is to be believed the early 19th century Wicksted's liked a drink or six. Never too far from controversy 2 brothers Dave Wicksted and David Wicksted were sent to jail in 1926 for stealing a vase. 117