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The name Endacott is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when the family lived as dwellers at the end cottage.The surname Endacott originally derived from the Old English words Ende and Cot.

Endacott Early Origins



The surname Endacott was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Endacott Spelling Variations


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Endacott Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Endacott are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name Endacott include: Endacott, Endecott, Endicott and others.

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Endacott Early History


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Endacott Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Endacott research. Another 253 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1300, 1601, 1664, 1629 and 1630 are included under the topic Early Endacott History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Endacott Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Endacott Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Endacott 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



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Endacott or a variant listed above: John and Anne Endicott who settled in Massachusetts and became Governor of Massachusetts in 1628.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Endacott (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Endacott (post 1700)



  • George Beer Endacott (1901-1971), Devon-born, Hong Kong historian
  • Shane Endacott, New Zealand rugby league coach and former player (1994-1999), son of Frank Endacott
  • Frank Endacott ONZM, widely known as "Happy Frank", a popular rugby league coach from New Zealand

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Endacott Historic Events


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Endacott Historic Events




HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Frank William Endacott, British Marine, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking

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Endacott Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    8. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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    The Endacott Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Endacott 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.

    This page was last modified on 29 October 2015 at 07:07.

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