The surname Cotto was first found in Scotton at various villages so named throughout
. They include: Scotton, a village and civil parish in
, where the 2001 census lists a population of 531; Scotton, a village and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire; and Scotton, a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North
is the most likely place from where the surname originates. As far as the Scottow variant, Scottow is a village and civil parish in Norfolk.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cotto research.Another 44 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1177, 1250, 1618, 1698, 1634, 1639, 1639 and 1699 are included under the topic Early Cotto History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Joshua Scottow (1618-1698) English born, colonial American merchant and author of two histories of early New England. "He seems to have come of a Suffolk
family and went out to Massachusetts with his widowed mother, Thomasina Scottow, about 1634. He was admitted a... Another 55 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cotto Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.