Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Note comes from when the family lived at the knot, the summit of a rocky hill, from the residence near that place.
Early Origins of the Note family
Derbyshire where traditionally the name was descended from the Scandinavian King Canute, or Cnut. Drayton sings "The Knot that called was Canutus, bird of old, of that great King of Danes, his name that still doth hold, his appetite to please that far and near was sought, for his, as some have said, from Denmark hither brought."
Early History of the Note family
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Note Spelling Variations
spelling variations under which the name Note has appeared include Cnot, Cnotte, Canute, Cnut, Knot, Knout, Knotte, Knott and many more.
Early Notables of the Note family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Note family to Ireland
Some of the Note family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Note family to the New World and Oceana
At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Note arrived in North America very early:
Note Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Note Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Note (post 1700)
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