Origins Available: Irish, Scottish
Scotland were the first people to use the name Ellgate. 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 Ellgate family
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 Ellgate family
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Ellgate 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 Ellgate family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ellgate family to Ireland
Some of the Ellgate family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Ellgate family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Ellgate Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
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