Early Origins of the Tatler family
The surname Tatler was first found in Haddingtonshire
where they were descended from the distinguished family of Seaton who were granted their lands by King Malcom Canmore of Scotland
(1058-1093). "The Scottish family of this name are stated to be a younger branch of the noble house of Seton. The ancestor is said to have fled into France temp.
James IV., in consequence of having slain a gentleman in a sudden quarrel at a hunting match, and there to have adopted, for concealment, the name of Tytler. His two sons, bearing the same name, returned to Scotland
with Queen Mary. " CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
While this exciting story is indeed of interest, most believe that it is improbable. The Hundredorum Rolls
of 1273, list: Richard le Titteler; Symon le Titteler; and Symon le Tuteler all in Suffolk
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
Early History of the Tatler family
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Tatler Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Tatler family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Tatler family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Benjamin Tytler, who arrived in New York in 1823.
Contemporary Notables of the name Tatler (post 1700)
- Brian Tatler, English musician, best known as the guitarist and co-founder of the heavy metal band, Diamond Head
The Tatler Motto
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Occultus non extinctus
Motto Translation: Hidden, not extinguished.