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Duckitt History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Duckitt family


The surname Duckitt was first found in Lincolnshire where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Duckitt family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Duckitt research.
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Duckitt Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Ducket, Duchett, Duchette, Duckett, Duckette and others.

Early Notables of the Duckitt family (pre 1700)


Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Sir John Ducket, and Ducket, Lord Mayor of London 1572; John Duckett (1580-1648), of Hartham House, Corsham, Wiltshire, and English landowner and...
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Migration of the Duckitt family to Ireland


Some of the Duckitt family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Duckitt family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Ducket who settled in Virginia in 1646; Robert Duckett settled in New England in 1654; Coakley, Samuel, Abraham, Richard, Thomas Duckett, all settled in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1870..

The Duckitt Motto


The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Je veux le droit
Motto Translation: I desire that which is just.


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