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The name Boycot is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in Boycott, an estate in the county of Salop.

Boycot Early Origins



The surname Boycot was first found in Salop where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest of England by Duke William n 1066 A.D.

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Boycot Spelling Variations


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Boycot Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Boycot has been spelled many different ways, including Boycott, Boycotte, Boykett, Bowcott and others.

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Boycot Early History


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Boycot Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boycot research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1800, 1832, 1897 and 1880 are included under the topic Early Boycot History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boycot Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boycot Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Boycot Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boycot In Ireland


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Boycot In Ireland



Some of the Boycot family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 141 words (10 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Boycots to arrive in North America: Jarvis Boykett who settled in Charles Town Massachusetts in 1637.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Boycot Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boycot Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 21 November 2013 at 15:12.

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