Tittler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Tittler family

The surname Tittler 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. " [1] 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. [2]

Early History of the Tittler family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tittler research. Another 122 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1747, 1813, 1791, 1849, 1249, 1603, 1745, 1804 and 1784 are included under the topic Early Tittler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Tittler Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Tytler, Titler, Tattler, Tatler and others.

Early Notables of the Tittler family (pre 1700)

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United States Tittler migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tittler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Adolf Tittler, who landed in Texas in 1846 [3]


The Tittler 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.


  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  2. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  3. ^ 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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