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 Northcote family
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 Northcote family
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Northcote Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Northcott, Norcott, Norcutt, Northcutt, Northcote and others.
Early Notables of the Northcote family (pre 1700)
Devon, Lord of the Manor of Newton St Cyres; Sir John Northcote, 1st Baronet (1599-1676), an English politician who sat...
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Migration of the Northcote family to Ireland
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Migration of the Northcote family to the New World and Oceana
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Northcote Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Northcote (post 1700)
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