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Meggett Early Origins



The surname Meggett was first found in Selkirkshire where they held a family seat in the parish of Yarrow. Randulf Meggat was the Chief of his Clan, known as the Megget of Megget in the year 1190. He was a witness to the marching of the boundaries of the abbey and lands of Stobo in that year. The Clan later became tenants of Newbattle Abbey, At Cramalt the clan erected a tower, which became their seat.

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Meggett Spelling Variations


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Meggett Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Meggat, Megat, Meggot, Meggott, Megatt, Meggatt, Megit, Meggit, Meggitt, Megitt, Megget, Meggett, Meget, Miggot, Miggat, Miggott, Migott, Meggatson, Magetson, Maggetson, Megatson, Megetson, Meggetson, Maggot and many more.

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Meggett Early History


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Meggett Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Meggett research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1528 and 1563 are included under the topic Early Meggett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Meggett Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Meggett Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Meggett Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Meggett Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Peter Meggett, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Bolivar" in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BOLIVAR 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Bolivar.gif

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Contemporary Notables of the name Meggett (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Meggett (post 1700)



  • Davin Meggett (b. 1990), American football running back
  • David Lee Meggett (b. 1966), former professional American NFL football running back who played from 1989 to 1998, awarded the 1988 Walter Payton Award

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Meggett Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BOLIVAR 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Bolivar.gif

Other References

  1. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  5. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  6. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  7. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  10. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
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The Meggett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Meggett 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.

This page was last modified on 8 March 2016 at 08:01.

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