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The current generations of the Annett family have inherited a surname that was first used hundreds of years ago by descendants of the ancient Scottish tribe called the Picts. The Annett family lived in the lands of Arnott in the parish of Portmoak in Kinross (now part of the region of Tayside), where one of the first times the name was listed was in 1150 when Michael de Arnoth was mentioned.

Early Origins of the Annett family


The surname Annett was first found in the lands of Arnott in the parish of Portmoak, Kinross-shire. The first chief, recorded, Michael Arnott, held those lands about 1150. David, of Fifeshire, his successor was recorded in 1296 when he paid homage to King Edward 1st of England.

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Early History of the Annett family

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Early History of the Annett family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Annett research.
Another 273 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1320, 1400, 1502, 1600, 1608, 1639, 1918, 1497, 1536, 1497, 1498, 1680, 1652 and are included under the topic Early Annett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Annett Spelling Variations

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Annett Spelling Variations


Scribes in the Middle Ages did not have access to a set of spelling rules. They spelled according to sound, the result was a great number of spelling variations. In various documents, Annett has been spelled Arnott, Arnot, Arnatt, Arnocht, Arnote, Arnett, Anetts, Arnette, Ernot, Ernott, Annett, Annetts and many more.

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Early Notables of the Annett family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Annett family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the Clan at this time was David Arnot, C.R.S.A., ( fl. 1497- c. 1536), Scottish canon regular and bishop from Arnot, Fife, Rector of Kirkforthar, Fife in 1497, Archdeacon of Lothian...
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Migration of the Annett family to Ireland

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Migration of the Annett family to Ireland


Some of the Annett family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 161 words (12 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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Migration of the Annett family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Annett family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Annett Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Annett, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Annett (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Annett (post 1700)


  • John Annett, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1972 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Fred Annett, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 4th District, 2008 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Bruce J. Annett, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1952 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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The Annett Motto

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The Annett 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: Speratum et completum
Motto Translation: Hoped for and Fulfilled.


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Citations

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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