Copecote History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Copecote family
The surname Copecote was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held esatates in that shire.
Early History of the Copecote family
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Copecote Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Copcott, Copcote, Cobcott, Cobcote, Coppcott and many more.
Early Notables of the Copecote family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include John Copcot (d. 1590), Master of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He "is said to have been a native of Calais. He matriculated at Cambridge as...
Migration of the Copecote family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..