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Scotton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Scotton family


The surname Scotton was first found in Scotton at various villages so named throughout England. They include: Scotton, a village and civil parish in Lincolnshire, where the 2001 census lists a population of 531; Scotton, a village and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire; and Scotton, a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire. Accordingly, Yorkshire is the most likely place from where the surname originates. As far as the Scottow variant, Scottow is a village and civil parish in Norfolk.

Early History of the Scotton family


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Scotton Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Scottow, Scottau, Scottaugh and others.

Early Notables of the Scotton family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Scotton family to Ireland


Some of the Scotton family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Scotton family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Scotton Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alfred Scotton, aged 30, who settled in America from Norwich, in 1904
  • Eliza Scotton, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States from Norwich, in 1904
  • Frank Scotton, aged 1, who landed in America from Norwich, in 1904
  • Jack Scotton, aged 3, who emigrated to America from Norwich, in 1904
  • Thomas Scotton, aged 57, who landed in America from London, England, in 1916
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Scotton (post 1700)


  • William Henry Scotton (1856-1893), English cricketer
  • Richard "Dick" Bailey Scotton AO, Australian health economist, best known as the original author of the Australian Medicare program

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