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.
Early Origins of the Chillcott family
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.
Early History of the Chillcott family
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Chillcott 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.
Early Notables of the Chillcott family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chillcott family to the New World and Oceana
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 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Chillcott Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Mary Chillcott, aged 40, who arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Stag" CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) STAG 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Stag.htm
Contemporary Notables of the name Chillcott (post 1700)
- Nellie Chillcott, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html