The Norcot 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 Norcot family
The surname Norcot 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 Norcot family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Norcot research.Another 319 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1100, 1587, 1570, 1632, 1599, 1676, 1640, 1676, 1628, 1688, 1710, 1743, 1730, 1743, 1103 and 1648 are included under the topic Early Norcot History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Norcot Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Northcott, Norcott, Norcutt, Northcutt, Northcote and others.
Early Notables of the Norcot 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
(1599-1676), an English politician who sat... Another 70 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Norcot Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Norcot family to Ireland
Some of the Norcot family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Norcot family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Norcot Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- William Norcot, who arrived in Virginia in 1658 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)