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The Jeffcott name is an important part of the history of the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. Jeffcott is derived from the baptismal name for the son of Geoffrey.

Jeffcott Early Origins



The surname Jeffcott was first found in Worcestershire 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.

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Jeffcott Spelling Variations


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Jeffcott Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Jeffcott were recorded, including Jefcott, Jeffcott, Jefcote, Jeffcoat, Jefcock and many more.

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Jeffcott Early History


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Jeffcott Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jeffcott research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jeffcott History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jeffcott Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jeffcott Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Jeffcott Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Jeffcott, a carpenter, who arrived in Van Diemenís Land (now Tasmania) sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • John William Jeffcott, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Isabella" in 1837 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ISABELLA 1837. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837Isabella.gif

Jeffcott Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Lizzie Jeffcott, aged 25, a dressmaker, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "India" in 1875

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ISABELLA 1837. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837Isabella.gif

Other References

  1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  2. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
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The Jeffcott Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jeffcott 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.

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