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Ditto Early Origins



The surname Ditto was first found in Lancashire at Ditton, a township, in the parish and union of Prescot, hundred of West Derby. "The manor was held, in the reign of Edward III., by various families, of whom Thomas de Ditton performed suit and service to the county and wapentake for a fourth part." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Ditto Spelling Variations


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Ditto Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ditton, Diton, Dytton, Dyton, Dighton and others.

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Ditto Early History


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Ditto Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ditto research. Another 305 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1212, 1395, 1510, 1600, 1455, 1487, 1675 and 1715 are included under the topic Early Ditto History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ditto Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ditto Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ditto Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



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..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ditto (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ditto (post 1700)



  • Richard Ditto (b. 1935), American former politician, Member of the Ohio Senate (1979-1980)
  • John Kane Ditto (b. 1944), American former politician, Mayor of Jackson, Mississippi (1989-1997)
  • Beth Ditto (b. 1981), stage name of Mary Beth Patterson, an American singer-songwriter, most notable for her work with the indie rock band Gossip
  • Brigadier-General Rollo Curtin Ditto (1886-1947), American Assistant Chief of Chemical Warfare Service (1943-1946)
  • James Ditto, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1924
  • James Ditto, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Arlington, Texas, 1877-86
  • Charles J. Ditto, American Republican politician, Mayor of Petoskey, Michigan, 1914-15

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  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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The Ditto Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ditto 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 7 April 2016 at 09:27.

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