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Meggitt Early Origins



The surname Meggitt 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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Meggitt Spelling Variations


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Meggitt 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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Meggitt Early History


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Meggitt Early History



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

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Meggitt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Meggitt Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Meggitt 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:

Meggitt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • H. A. Meggitt, aged 44, who landed in America from Liverpool, in 1897
  • Mrs. H. A. Meggitt, aged 41, who emigrated to the United States from Liverpool, in 1897
  • Frederick Salt Meggitt, aged 24, who landed in America from Sheffield, in 1898

Meggitt Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • George W Meggitt, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States from Gainsborough, England, in 1912
  • Joseph Meggitt, aged 69, who settled in America from Mansfield, England, in 1918
  • Loxley Meggitt, aged 45, who landed in America from Sydney, Australia, in 1918
  • Violet Meggitt, aged 31, who settled in America from Hull, England, in 1921
  • Barbara Meggitt, aged 10, who emigrated to the United States from Scinthorpe, England, in 1921
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Meggitt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Meggitt (post 1700)



  • Frank Meggitt (1901-1945), Welsh cricketer
  • Lieutenant William Geoffrey Meggitt (1894-1927), Welsh World War I flying ace credited with six aerial victories
  • Mervyn Meggitt (1924-2003), Australian anthropologist, pioneer researcher in Papua New Guinea and Aboriginal Australia

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Meggitt Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. 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.
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    5. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    10. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    11. ...

    The Meggitt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Meggitt 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 14 February 2013 at 16:26.

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