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Where did the English Magett family come from? What is the English Magett family crest and coat of arms? When did the Magett family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Magett family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Meggat, Megat, Meggot, Meggott, Megatt, Meggatt, Megit, Meggit, Meggitt, Megitt, Megget, Meggett, Meget, Miggot, Miggat, Miggott, Migott, Meggatson, Magetson, Maggetson, Megatson, Megetson, Meggetson, Maggot and many more.
First found in Selkirkshire where they held a family seat in the parish of Yarrow. Randulf Meggat was the Chief of his Clan, known as the Megget of Megget in the year 1190. He was a witness to the marching of the boundaries of the abbey and lands of Stobo in that year. The Clan later became tenants of Newbattle Abbey, At Cramalt the clan erected a tower, which became their seat.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Magett research. Another 173 words(12 lines of text) covering the years 1528 and 1563 are included under the topic Early Magett History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Magett Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joseph Meggot arrived in New England in 1635.
The Magett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Magett 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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