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The roots of the Anglo-Saxon name Armuit come from when the family resided in Yorkshire, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages. Literally, the name meant the dweller at the hermitage.

Early Origins of the Armuit family


The surname Armuit was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Early History of the Armuit family

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Early History of the Armuit family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Armuit research.
Another 457 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1208, 1255, 1273, 1273, 1379, 1526, 1549, 1751, 1768, 1801, 1785, 1790, 1795 and 1800 are included under the topic Early Armuit History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Armuit Spelling Variations

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Armuit Spelling Variations


The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Armuit has been recorded under many different variations, including Armit, Armitt, Ermit, Ermitt, Hermit, Heremite, Heremit, Armet, Armett, Armat, Ermite, Harmyt, Harmet and many more.

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Early Notables of the Armuit family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Armuit family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Armuit family to Ireland

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Migration of the Armuit family to Ireland


Some of the Armuit family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Armuit family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Armuit family to the New World and Oceana


For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Armuit or a variant listed above: Richard Armitt, who sailed to America in 1700; Sarah Armitt to Philadelphia in 1702; John Armitt to Philadelphia in 1736; and Sam Armott to Boston in 1769..

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The Armuit Motto

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The Armuit 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: Fortis in arduis
Motto Translation: Brave in difficulties.


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