The Narraway surname is a habitational name, taken on from any of several places, such as Northcott in Devon
. These place names are derived from the Old English words "norð," meaning "north," and "cot," meaning a "cottage," or "shelter."
Early Origins of the Narraway family
The surname Narraway was first found in Devon
at Northcote (Northcott), a hamlet, in the parish of Boyton, union of Holsworthy, hundred
of Black Torrington. The surname claims descendancy "from Galfridus, who was of Northcote, in the parish of East-Downe, in the twelfth century." CITATION[CLOSE]
Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.
Early History of the Narraway family
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Narraway Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Northcott, Norcott, Norcutt, Northcutt, Northcote and others.
Early Notables of the Narraway family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include John Northcote (d.1587), a cloth merchant of Crediton; and his son, John Northcote (1570-1632), of Uton and Hayne, Newton St Cyres, near Crediton, Devon
, Lord of the Manor of Newton St Cyres; Sir John Northcote, 1st Baronet
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Migration of the Narraway family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Narraway Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Mr. Anthony Narraway U.E. who settled in Parr Town, Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1784 CITATION[CLOSE]
Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X