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Ditty Early Origins



The surname Ditty was first found in Staffordshire at Freeford, a hamlet, in the parish of St. Michael, Lichfield, union of Lichfield, N. division of the hundred of Offlow. " The manor [of Freeford] was held by a family of its own name, in the reign of James I., and afterwards passed to the family of Dyott, who suffered much in the parliamentary war for their attachment to Charles I." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Ditty Spelling Variations


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Ditty Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dyott, Dyot, Diot and others.

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Ditty Early History


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Ditty Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ditty research. Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1562, 1560, 1622, 1601, 1614, 1591, 1660, 1623, 1640, 1619, 1677, 1667, 1677, 1667, 1719, 1690 and 1695 are included under the topic Early Ditty History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ditty Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ditty Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of this surname at this time include: General John Dyot, known as "Dumb yort of Somerson"; Anthony Dyott ( c. 1560-1622) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1601 and 1614; Sir Richard Dyott (c. 1591-1660) was an English lawyer...

Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ditty Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ditty Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Ditty, who arrived in Virginia in 1653
  • Edw Ditty, who landed in Virginia in 1662

Ditty Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Francis Ditty, who arrived in New England in 1715

Ditty Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Ditty, aged 26, landed in New York in 1812
  • Robert Ditty, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States, in 1892
  • Wilson Ditty, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States, in 1896

Ditty Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • David Ditty, aged 22, who landed in America from Belfast, Ireland, in 1906
  • Francis Ditty, aged 20, who landed in America from Moneymore, Ireland, in 1910
  • John Ditty, aged 19, who settled in America from Moneymore, Ireland, in 1911
  • Matilda Ditty, aged 18, who landed in America from Moneymore, Ireland, in 1914
  • Alexander Ditty, aged 25, who settled in America, in 1917
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ditty Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Cambel Ditty arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mermaid" in 1859

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ditty (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ditty (post 1700)



  • Julie Ditty (b. 1979), American professional tennis player
  • Herbert Ditty (d. 1998), Ulster Unionist politician, High Sheriff of Belfast (1985 to 1986), Lord Mayor of Belfast (1992 to 1993)

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Citations


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Citations



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

Other References

  1. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  9. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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The Ditty Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ditty 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.

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