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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. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    2. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    3. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    8. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. 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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