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Skitt Early Origins



The surname Skitt was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, and gave their name to the village of Skeoch near Mauchline, the setting for many of Robert Burns poems.

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Skitt Spelling Variations


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Skitt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Skeoch, Skewych, Skeach and others.

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Skitt Early History


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Skitt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Skitt research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1507, 1522, 1533 and 1686 are included under the topic Early Skitt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Skitt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Skitt Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Skitt 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:

Skitt Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ellen Skitt, aged 27, who landed in America from Dukinfield, England, in 1908
  • Harriet Skitt, aged 3, who emigrated to the United States from Dukinfield, England, in 1908
  • William Skitt, aged 27, who settled in America from Dukinfield, England, in 1908
  • Henry William Skitt, aged 29, who landed in America from Madeley, England, in 1909
  • Alfred Skitt, aged 59, 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 Skitt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Skitt (post 1700)



  • Harry Skitt (1901-1976), English professional footballer

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Skitt Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    7. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    10. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
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    The Skitt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Skitt 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 August 2014 at 07:26.

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