Myott History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Myott family
The surname Myott was first found in Kent where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Norman influence of English history dominated after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. The family name was first referenced in the 12th century when they held estates in that county. The family is thought to come from Cotes du Nord in Normandy.
Early History of the Myott family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Myott research. Another 156 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1191, 1201, 1510, 1600, 1043, 1401, 1534, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Myott History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Myott Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Mignot, Minot, Miniot, Minnot, Minnitt, Minett, Minitt, Minet, Mignott, Mynett, Minette, Minnett, Minard, Minaud, Miniot, Miniott, Mynott, Mynot, Minott, Minot and many more.
Early Notables of the Myott family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Myott family to Ireland
Some of the Myott family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 93 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Myott migration to New Zealand +
Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:
Myott Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Frances E. Myott, aged 20, a nursemaid, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Golden Sea" in 1874
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