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The surname Spital is an occupational name for someone who was employed in a lodging house, derived from the Middle English word "spital" which is the same root of the more modern word "hospital."

Spital Early Origins



The surname Spital was first found in Dumbartonshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, at Spittal in the parish of Kilmaron. Spittal is also said to be a kind of shelter built along roads in 16th and 17th century Scotland.

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Spital Spelling Variations


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Spital Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Spittal, Spittel, Spittle and others.

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Spital Early History


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Spital Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Spital research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1365, 1394, 1395, 1423, and 1689 are included under the topic Early Spital History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Spital Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Spital Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Spital 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 or some of its variants were: John Spittall, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1852; John Spittle arrived in New England in 1679; Roger Spittle settled in Barbados in 1654.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Spital (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Spital (post 1700)



  • Nicolas Philippe Xavier Spital, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815

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Spital Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    4. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    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. 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. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
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    The Spital Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Spital 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 3 November 2015 at 10:36.

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