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The surname Marlott was first found in Derbyshire, at Matlock, a parish, in the union of Bakewell, hundred of Wirksworth. "This place, which was formerly called Mesterford or Metesford, is equally celebrated for the beauty of its scenery, and the purity of its medicinal springs, and consists at present of the village and the baths, nearly a mile and a half distant from each other. The waters were first applied to medicinal uses about the end of the seventeenth century."  Another source claims the early spellings of the place name differently as in Meslach  which was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 and later as Matlac in 1196. In this case, the place name literally meant "oak-tree where meetings are held," from the Old English "maethel" + "ac." 
Spelling variations of this family name include: Martlock, Matlock, Matlack, Marlott and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Marlott research. Another 121 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 108 and 1086 are included under the topic Early Marlott History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Marlott Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Isobell Matlock, who arrived in New York in 1775. Listed among the United Empire Loyalists who settled in Canada in the 18th century was Caleb Matlock of Pelham, and Lucius Matlack born in the United States in 1816.
The Marlott Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Marlott 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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