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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. 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.
  2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  5. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. 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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