Ellecot History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Pictish clans of ancient Scotland were the first people to use the name Ellecot. 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 Ellecot family
The surname Ellecot 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 Ellecot family
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Ellecot Spelling Variations
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 Ellecot family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ellecot family to Ireland
Some of the Ellecot family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Ellecot family
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.
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