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McNett Early Origins



The surname McNett was first found in Kirkcudbright, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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McNett Early History


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McNett Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McNett research. Another 140 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McNett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McNett Spelling Variations


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McNett Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacKnight, MacKnyght, MacNaught, MacNaight, MacKnaught, MacKnaight, MacNight and many more.

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McNett Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McNett Early Notables (pre 1700)



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McNett In Ireland


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McNett In Ireland



Some of the McNett family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 272 words (19 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

McNett Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William McNett, aged 25, who arrived in New York in 1923 from Bluefields, Nicaragua [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNNX-W3V : 6 December 2014), William McNett, 20 Mar 1923; citing departure port Bluefields, Nicaragua, arrival port New York, ship name , NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name McNett (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McNett (post 1700)



  • H. I. McNett, American eponym of McNett Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, founded in 1878

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Nil durum volenti
Motto Translation: Nothing is difficult for the willing.


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McNett Family Crest Products


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