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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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Skitt Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    2. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    4. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    7. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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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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