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The name Chillcott has a long Anglo-Saxon heritage. The name comes from when a family lived in the chapelry of Chilcote, which was in the parish of Burton-upon-Trent in Derbyshire. The surname Chillcott belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Chillcott Early Origins



The surname Chillcott was first found in Dorset where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Chillcott Spelling Variations


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Chillcott Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Chillcott have been found, including Chilcott, Chilcot, Chilcote, Childecock, Childecott, Childecott, Chillcot, Chillcote and many more.

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Chillcott Early History


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Chillcott Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chillcott research. Another 249 words (18 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chillcott History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chillcott Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chillcott Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Chillcott, or a variant listed above:

Chillcott Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Chillcott who settled in Virginia in 1660
  • Anne Chillcott, who arrived in Maryland in 1680

Chillcott Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Mary Chillcott, aged 40, arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Stag"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Chillcott (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Chillcott (post 1700)



  • Nellie Chillcott, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    5. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
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    The Chillcott Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chillcott 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 19 January 2016 at 10:20.

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