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Where did the English Norcott family come from? What is the English Norcott family crest and coat of arms? When did the Norcott family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Norcott family history?The Norcott 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 "norš," meaning "north," and "cot," meaning a "cottage," or "shelter."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Northcott, Norcott, Norcutt, Northcutt, Northcote and others.
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." 
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Norcott research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1100, 1587, 1570, 1632, 1599, 1676, 1640, 1676, 1628, 1688, 1710, 1743, 1730, 1743 and 1103 are included under the topic Early Norcott History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 195 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Norcott Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Norcott Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
The Norcott Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Norcott 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.
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