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The Oviatt surname is derived from the city named Oviedo in Northern Spain, near the Cantabrian Mountains. Sometimes found in early Latin records written Ovetum, the city was founded in circa 760, and flourished as the capital of Asturian kings until 910.

Oviatt Early Origins



The surname Oviatt was first found in Leon, where the family held a family seat.

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Oviatt Spelling Variations


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Oviatt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Oviatt, Oviedo, Ovieta, Ovieco, Oviaco, Oviedo, Oviati, De Ovieta, De Ovietta, Oviett and many more.

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Oviatt Early History


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Oviatt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Oviatt research. Another 472 words (34 lines of text) covering the years 1300 and 1760 are included under the topic Early Oviatt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Oviatt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Oviatt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Oviatt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Oviatt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Marion Oviatt, aged 8, who emigrated to the United States from Brighton, in 1895
  • Mrs. Howard Oviatt, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States from Brighton, in 1895
  • Mabel Oviatt, aged 6, who landed in America from London, in 1896

Oviatt Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • France Prince Oviatt, aged 25, who landed in America, in 1904
  • Mrs Charlotte Oviatt, aged 63, who settled in America, in 1905
  • Mabel Oviatt, aged 17, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Alfred Oviatt, aged 22, who settled in America, in 1909
  • W. H. Oviatt, aged 38, who landed in America, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Oviatt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Oviatt (post 1700)



  • William C. Oviatt, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 4th District, 1992, 1994
  • Thad Oviatt, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 22nd District, 1939-48
  • Ross Oviatt, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1952
  • Percival D. Oviatt, American Republican politician, Mayor of Rochester, New York, 1933; Appointed 1933
  • George Oviatt (b. 1849), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Wexford District, 1885-88
  • Frank Oviatt, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 23rd District, 1907-08
  • Daniel B. Oviatt (b. 1847), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Antrim County, 1903-06
  • Clifford R. Oviatt, American Republican politician, Member, National Labor Relations Board, 1989-93
  • C. R. Oviatt, American Republican politician, Candidate for supervisor of Bangor Township, Bay County, Michigan, 1922

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    5. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    11. ...

    The Oviatt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Oviatt 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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