Early Origins of the Groucutt family
The surname Groucutt was first found in Worcestershire
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1275 when Margeria Groucok held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Groucutt family
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Groucutt Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Growcock, Growcott, Groucott, Groucock, Growcot, Grocot, Grewcot, Grocott, Groocot, Groocott, Grewcott, Grew, Grewe, Grucock, Grucott, Grucot, Groow and many more.
Early Notables of the Groucutt family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Groucutt family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers who were recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
Contemporary Notables of the name Groucutt (post 1700)
- Kelly Groucutt (1945-2009), born Michael William Groucutt, an English musician from Coseley, West Midlands, best known for being the bassist and vocalist for the English rock band Electric Light Orchestra (ELO)