Anglo-Saxon name Jannett comes from the biblical name of Jane. This name was first used in England during the 15th century, and was originally derived from the Old French Jehanne, which also had biblical origins from Johannes.
Early Origins of the Jannett family
Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from very early times.
Early History of the Jannett family
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Jannett Spelling Variations
spelling variations under which the name Jannett has appeared include Janot, Janet, Jonet, Jannet, Janett, Janette, Jannett, Jenet, Jennet, Jenett and many more.
Early Notables of the Jannett family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Jannett family to the New World and Oceana
At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Jannett arrived in North America very early:
Jannett Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
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