Mouatt History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The rugged terrain and rich ancestry of Scotland forms the backdrop to the origins of Mouatt family surname. In Scotland, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules during the late Middle Ages. The Mouatt family lived in Angus, but the origin of the surname can be traced back to Normandy where it is thought to be derived from Mont Hault which means of "high mount."
Early Origins of the Mouatt family
The surname Mouatt was first found in Angus (Gaelic: Aonghas), part of the Tayside region of northeastern Scotland, and present day Council Area of Angus, formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire, where they were granted lands by King David I of Scotland.
Important Dates for the Mouatt family
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Mouatt Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Mowatt, Mouat, Mowat, Mouatt and others.
Early Notables of the Mouatt family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Mouatt family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Mowatt, who came to Barbados in 1663; Oliver Mowat, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749; Alexander Mowat, who arrived in America in 1773; Elisabeth Mowat, who arrived in Savannah, GA in 1774.
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