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Early Origins of the Court family


The surname Court was first found in Languedoc.

Early History of the Court family


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Court Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Courteau, Court, Lecourt, Courtat, Courtot, Courtet, Courtin, Courtaud, Courtaux, Courtault, Courteau, Courtiau, Courtas, Courte, Courtade, Courtais, Courteault, Courteilles, Courton, Courtier, Courtin and many more.

Early Notables of the Court family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family name at this time was François Courtot, prominent in the seventeenth century; Honoré Courtin, born in 1626, was of a powerful Parisian family which had long been of noble status because of its involvement with the Parisian parliament; Jean de Courtade was camp Marshall in 1673; Maurice Courten was a knight, count, and lieutenant general in 1692; Antoine Court was a pastor in...
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Migration of the Court family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Court Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Court, who landed in Maryland in 1635 [1]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)
  • Richard Court, who arrived in Virginia in 1635 [1]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)
  • Richard Court who settled in Virginia in 1637
  • Govert Court, who arrived in America in 1647 [1]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)
  • William Court, who landed in Virginia in 1650 [1]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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Court Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Francois Court, aged 30, who landed in Louisiana in 1719 [1]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)

Court Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry C Court, who arrived in New York in 1841 [1]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)

Court Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jean Court, who arrived in Quebec in 1665

Court Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • James Court was an accountant in Montreal in 1851

Court Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Court, English convict from Warwick, who was transported aboard the "Argyle" on March 5th, 1831, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Argyle voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1831 with 251 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/argyle/1831
  • Alfred Court, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Anglia" in 1851 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ANGLIA 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Anglia.gif
  • James Court, aged 29, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Omega" [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) OMEGA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/omega1852.shtml
  • John Court, aged 22, a tinsmith, who arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "David McIvor"

Court Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Court, aged 25, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Accrington" in 1863
  • Sarah Ann Court, aged 20, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Accrington" in 1863
  • W. P. Court, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Sir George Grey" in 1864
  • Alexander Court, aged 38, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "City of Auckland" in 1872
  • Henry Court, aged 22, a labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dunedin" in 1875
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Court (post 1700)


  • Yoann Court (b. 1990), French footballer
  • Tom Court (b. 1980), Australian rugby union footballer
  • Professor Seymour Court, English Director of Child Studies in England
  • David John Court (b. 1944), English former footballer, now turned coach
  • Richard Fairfax Court AC (b. 1947), Western Australian politician, 26th Premier of Western Australia (1993-2001)
  • Sir Charles Walter Michael Court AK, KCMG, OBE (1911-2007), English-born, Australian politician, Premier of Western Australia (1974-1982)
  • Margaret Smith Court AO, MBE (b. 1942), Australian retired World No. 1 professional tennis player
  • Brigadier Walter Court Hyde (b. 1892), Brigadier General Staff Pacific Command (1944-1945) [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, September 15) Walter Hyde. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Hyde/Walter_Court/Canada.html
  • William Court Gully (1835-1909), 1st Viscount Selby, Speaker of the British House of Commons
  • Court Coursey (b. 1972), American Managing Partner of TomorrowVentures

Historic Events for the Court family



Empress of Ireland

  • Miss Emily Florence Court (1881-1914), English Second Class Passenger from Liverpool, England, United Kingdom who survived the sinking on the Empress of Ireland [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 16) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html

Hillcrest Coal Mine

  • Mr. Thompson Court (1891-1914), Scottish Timber Packer from Old Luce, Wigtownshire, Scotland, United Kingdom who worked in the Hillcrest Coal Mine, Alberta, Canada and died in the mine collapse [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    List Of Miners - Hillcrest Mine Disaster Data. (Retrieved 2014, June 24) . Retrieved from http://www.hillcrestminedisaster.com/data/index.php?title=List_Of_Miners

HMS Hood

  • Mr. William R Court (b. 1918), English Able Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from Manchester, Lancashire, England, who sailed into battle and died in the sinking [8]CITATION[CLOSE]
    H.M.S. Hood Association-Battle Cruiser Hood: Crew Information - H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour, Men Lost in the Sinking of H.M.S. Hood, 24th May 1941. (Retrieved 2016, July 15) . Retrieved from http://www.hmshood.com/crew/memorial/roh_24may41.htm

HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Horace L Court, British Painter 3rd Class from Wales, who sailed into battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking [9]CITATION[CLOSE]
    HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html

HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Stanely A Court, British Able Bodied Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking [10]CITATION[CLOSE]
    HMS Repulse Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listrepulsecrew.html

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Citations


  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Argyle voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1831 with 251 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/argyle/1831
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ANGLIA 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Anglia.gif
  4. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) OMEGA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/omega1852.shtml
  5. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, September 15) Walter Hyde. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Hyde/Walter_Court/Canada.html
  6. ^ Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 16) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html
  7. ^ List Of Miners - Hillcrest Mine Disaster Data. (Retrieved 2014, June 24) . Retrieved from http://www.hillcrestminedisaster.com/data/index.php?title=List_Of_Miners
  8. ^ H.M.S. Hood Association-Battle Cruiser Hood: Crew Information - H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour, Men Lost in the Sinking of H.M.S. Hood, 24th May 1941. (Retrieved 2016, July 15) . Retrieved from http://www.hmshood.com/crew/memorial/roh_24may41.htm
  9. ^ HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html
  10. ^ HMS Repulse Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listrepulsecrew.html


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