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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    2. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
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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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