Early Origins of the Megitt family
The surname Megitt was 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.
Early History of the Megitt family
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Megitt 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.
Early Notables of the Megitt family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Megitt family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joseph Meggot arrived in New England