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Early Origins of the Abitot family
The surname Abitot was first found in Herefordshire
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. Urse de Abbetot of Abbetot in the Seine-Inf in Normandy
, very powerful Baron
, was granted land in Hereford, Worcestershire
, and Gloucestershire
and he was sheriff of the latter two counties in 1067. He built Malvern Priory. He also built Emley Castle. Urse was part of the King's council in 1073 and helped suppress the Earls of Hereford and Norfolk
. The line continued for 600 years.
Early History of the Abitot family
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Abitot Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Dabitott, Dabyton, Dabitot, Dabittot, Dabytot, Dabiton, Dabbiton, Dabbitot, Dabbitott, Abbetot, Abetot, Abbetott, Abbitot, Abitot, Ablott, Abilott, Ablet and many more.
Early Notables of the Abitot family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Abitot family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..