Scoot History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Scoot family

The surname Scoot was first found in East Lothian where they held a family seat on the lands of Scougall in the parish of Tyningham. This ancient surname held a family seat as a family, probably a Clan, since it earned the designation of Scougall 'of that Ilk'.

Early History of the Scoot family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scoot research. Another 109 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1204, 1467, 1505, 1664, 1693, 1702, 1607, 1682, 1636, 1645, 1730, 1645, 1730, 1650 and 1678 are included under the topic Early Scoot History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Scoot Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Skowgall, Skowgal, Skowgale, Scougall, Scowgall, Scowgale, Scouggall, Scougal, Scougale, Skugall, Skugal, Skugale, Skuggall, Skuggal, Skuggale, Scouggald and many more.

Early Notables of the Scoot family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Patrick Scougal (1607-1682), a Scottish churchman, Bishop of Aberdeen, son of Sir John Scougal of that ilk, in the county of Haddington. Ordained in 1636 by Archbishop Spotiswood, he was presented by him to the parish of Dairsie in Fifeshire...
Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Scoot Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Scoot migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Scoot Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Chr Scoot, who arrived in Virginia in 1714 [1]


The Scoot 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: Hæc ornant
Motto Translation: These Things Adorn


  1. ^ 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)


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