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Herriot History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Herriot family


The surname Herriot was first found in Midlothian where they held a family seat from early times and held the lands of Heriot, and were found there as early as 1164, when Henry of Heriot witnessed a document by Joceline, the Bishop of Glasgow.

Early History of the Herriot family


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Herriot Spelling Variations


During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Herriot occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Herriot, Heriot, Harriet, Hariet, Herriott, Harriott and many more.

Early Notables of the Herriot family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Herriot family to the New World and Oceana


Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Herriot, or a spelling variation of the surname include:

Herriot Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • David Herriot, who landed in Perth Amboy, NJ in 1685 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Herriot Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Andreas Herriot who settled in Maryland in 1743
  • William Herriot, who settled in Georgia in 1775
  • William Herriot, aged 22, who arrived in New York or Georgia in 1775 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Herriot (post 1700)


  • John George Herriot (1916-2003), American mathematician at Stanford university
  • Walter Herriot OBE, English managing director of St John's Innovation Centre, Cambridge, recipient of the 2006 Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion
  • Marcel Paul Herriot (1934-2017), French Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Verdun (1987–1999) and Soissons (1999–2008)
  • James "Jim" Herriot (b. 1939), former Scottish international football goalkeeper
  • Édouard Marie Herriot (1872-1957), French Radical politician, three-time Prime Minister of France
  • James Herriot (1916-1995), pen name of James Alfred Wight, a British veterinary surgeon and writer

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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