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Where did the English Scotton family come from? What is the English Scotton family crest and coat of arms? When did the Scotton family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Scotton family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Scottow, Scottau, Scottaugh and others.
First found in Scotton at various villages so named throughout England. They include: Scotton, a village and civil parish in Lincolnshire, where the 2001 census lists a population of 531; Scotton, a village and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire; and Scotton, a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire. Accordingly, Yorkshire is the most likely place from where the surname originates. As far as the Scottow variant, Scottow is a village and civil parish in Norfolk.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scotton research. Another 160 words(11 lines of text) covering the years 1177, 1250, 1618, and 1698 are included under the topic Early Scotton History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 29 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Scotton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Scotton family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 134 words(10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Scotton Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Scotton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Scotton 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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