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The surname Spittal 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."

Early Origins of the Spittal family


The surname Spittal 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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Early History of the Spittal family

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Early History of the Spittal family


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

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Spittal Spelling Variations

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Spittal Spelling Variations


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

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Early Notables of the Spittal family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Spittal family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Spittal family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Spittal family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Spittal Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Spittal, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Spittal (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Spittal (post 1700)


  • Charles Spittal, American politician, governor of Virginia (1982-1986) and US Senator from Virginia (1989-2001)
  • Herman Spittal, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1904, 1908; Industrial Candidate for Pennsylvania State Auditor General, 1916 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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