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Multiple Origins for the Surname Perrott


English


The name Perrott was brought to England in the wave of migration that followed the Norman Conquest of 1066. Perrott is based on the name Peter. This name was a baptismal name that was originally derived from the French name Pierre and was a diminutive of the name Parrot, which means little Peter. Baptismal names began to appear as surnames relatively late in the growth of the naming tradition. This is a little surprising, given the popularity of biblical figures in the Christian countries of Europe. Nevertheless, surnames derived from baptismal names grew in popularity during the Middle Ages, and have become one of the foremost sources for surnames. The name Perrott is also a nickname type of surname for someone who likes to talk or chat like a parrot.

Perrott Early Origins



The surname Perrott was first found in Pembrokeshire where they were granted the lands of Ystington, Haroldston, and Carew Castle in that shire by King William for their assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D. Sir Stephen Perrott married Helen, the daughter of Marchion Ap Rice, Prince of South Wales at the beginning of the 12th century. Thorp Perrot Hall is a large 18th-century country house standing in an estate on the northern edge of Snape village.

North Perrot(t) is a parish, in the union of Yeovil, hundred of Houndsborough, Berwick, and Coker, W. division of Somerset and South Perrot(t) is a parish, in the union of Beaminster, hundred of Beaminster-Forum, and Redhone, Bridport division of Dorset. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.


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Perrott Spelling Variations


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Perrott Spelling Variations



A multitude of spelling variations characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Perrot, Parrott, Parrot, Perrott, Perot, Perott, Perrett and many more.

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Perrott Early History


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Perrott Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Perrott research. Another 214 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1583, 1571, 1636, 1597, 1604, 1622, 1626, 1629, 1601, 1608, 1611, 1617, 1683, 1659, 1679, 1617, 1683, 1677, 1679, 1659, 1528, 1592 and 1579 are included under the topic Early Perrott History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Perrott Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Perrott Early Notables (pre 1700)



Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Sir Stephen Perrot, ancient scion of the family; Sir James Perrot (1571-1636), a Welsh writer and politician, Member of Parliament for Haverfordwest in 1597, (1604-1622) and (1626-1629), Custos Rotulorum of Pembrokeshire (1601-1608); Sir Thomas Perrott, 1st...

Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Perrott Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Perrott In Ireland


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Perrott In Ireland



Some of the Perrott family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 150 words (11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Many English families left England, to avoid the chaos of their homeland and migrated to the many British colonies abroad. Although the conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and some travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute, once in the colonies, many of the families prospered and made valuable contributions to the cultures of what would become the United States and Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Perrott or a variant listed above:

Perrott Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Ralph Perrott, who settled in Barbados in 1680 with his servants

Perrott Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Perrott, who landed in America in 1769

Perrott Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. Perrott, who settled in New York State in 1823
  • Michael Perrott, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1846 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Francis Perrott, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1853
  • Esther Perrott, aged 18, who landed in America from England, in 1893
  • Henrietta Perrott, aged 11, who landed in America from Cork, Ireland, in 1897
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Perrott Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Llewellyn Perrott, aged 21, who landed in America, in 1902
  • Frederick J. Perrott, aged 65, who landed in America from Southampton, England, in 1908
  • Frank Perrott, aged 31, who emigrated to the United States from Portsmouth, England, in 1913
  • Jennie Perrott, aged 32, who emigrated to the United States from Portsmouth, England, in 1913
  • Leslie Perrott, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States from Melbourne, Australia, in 1921
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Perrott Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Isaac Perrott, English convict from Wiltshire, who was transported aboard the "Adelaide" on August 08, 1849, settling in Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Perrott (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Perrott (post 1700)



  • Sir James Perrott (d. 1731), 1st Baronet of Plumstead, Kent, English peer
  • Sir Herbert Charles Perrott (1849-1922), 5th Baronet of Plumstead, Kent, English peer, Chief Secretary of the St. John Ambulance Association
  • Sir Edward George Lambert Perrott (1811-1886), 4th Baronet of Plumstead, Kent, English peer
  • Sir Edward Bindloss Perrott (1784-1859), 3rd Baronet of Plumstead, Kent, English peer
  • Sir Richard Perrott (1716-1796), 2nd Baronet of Plumstead, Kent, English peer
  • Sir Robert Perrott (d. 1759), 1st Baronet of Richmond, Surrey, English peer and relative of Sir John Perrot, Lord Deputy of Ireland
  • Helena Ruth Perrott (1912-1999), Viscountess Maitland, English wife of Ivor Colin, Viscount Maitland, daughter of Sir Herbert Perrott
  • Marie Louise Priscilla Perrott (1909-1988), Baroness Forester, English wife of the 7th Baron Forester, daughter of Sir Herbert Perrott
  • Edward Perrott (1851-1915), English rugby union international who represented England in 1875
  • Sir Donald Cyril Vincent Perrott (1902-1985), English businessman
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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: Amo ut invenio
Motto Translation: I love as I find


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849

Other References

  1. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  7. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Perrott Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Perrott 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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