Origins Available: Irish
The Pictish clans of ancient Scotland
were the first people to use the name Ellacot. It comes from living in Liddesdale
and Teviotdale where the family has a long and distinguished history dating back to the early Middle Ages. The name is actually derived from the Old English personal name
Elwald or Aelfwald, but this name is now all but extinct as a personal name.
Early Origins of the Ellacot family
The surname Ellacot was first found in Liddesdale
, and Teviotdale where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Ellacot family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ellacot research.Another 260 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1396, 1499, 1546, and 1898 are included under the topic Early Ellacot History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Ellacot Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Elliott, Elliot, Eliot, Eliott, Ellegett, Ellegot, Ellecot, Ellacott, Ellacot, Ellgate, Ellett, Ellit and many more.
Early Notables of the Ellacot family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ellacot family to Ireland
Some of the Ellacot family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 85 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Ellacot family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Agnes Elliott, who sailed from Belfast to South Carolina in 1772; Andrew Elliott, who arrived in Quebec in 1850 from Londonderry
, Archibald Elliot, who arrived in New York city in 1804.