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Peate is an ancient name dating from the times of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It was a name for a person who was a person who was referred to as Peat. The surname Peate was originally derived from the Old English word which meant a spoiled or pampered child.

Peate Early Origins



The surname Peate was first found in Kent where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Peate Spelling Variations


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Peate Spelling Variations



Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Peate include Peat, Peate, Peart, Pert, Pett and others.

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Peate Early History


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Peate Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Peate research. Another 227 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1485, 1513, 1563, 1570, 1647, 1610 and 1672 are included under the topic Early Peate History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Peate Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Peate Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of this surname at this time include: John Peat of Aberdeen; Peter Pett, (fl 1563), the progenitor of the Pett Dynasty of shipwrights who prospered in England between the 15th and 17th centuries; Phineas Pett...

Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Peate 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:

Peate Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Elizabeth Peate, aged 25, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Epaminondas" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 26th December 1853. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Epaminondas 1853. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/epaminondas1853.shtml.
  • Thomas Peate, aged 50, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Blundell"
  • Henry Thomas Peate, aged 16, a gardener, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Blundell"
  • Emma Peate, aged 13, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Blundell"

Peate Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William H. Peate, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Owen Glendowner" in 1864

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Contemporary Notables of the name Peate (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Peate (post 1700)



  • Rod Peate, American poker player from Portland, Oregon; as of 2016, his total live tournament winnings exceed $880,000
  • Mary Peate, English BBC Radio producer
  • Edmund "Ted" Peate (1855-1900), English professional cricketer who played for Yorkshire (1879-1887) and England (1881-1886)

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Ardens
Motto Translation: Fervent.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ South Australian Register Monday 26th December 1853. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Epaminondas 1853. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/epaminondas1853.shtml.

Other References

  1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  4. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  5. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Peate Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Peate 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.

This page was last modified on 6 December 2017 at 15:27.

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