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Tytler Early Origins



The surname Tytler 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]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. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)

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Tytler Spelling Variations


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Tytler Spelling Variations



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

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Tytler Early History


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Tytler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tytler research. Another 243 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1747, 1813, 1791, 1849, 1249, 1603, 1745, 1804 and 1784 are included under the topic Early Tytler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tytler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tytler Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Tytler 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:

Tytler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Benjamin Tytler, who arrived in New York in 1823

Tytler Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Stuart Tytler, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Whitby" in 1841
  • George Tytler, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Whitby" in 1841
  • George M Tytler, who landed in Nelson, New Zealand in 1842
  • John S Tytler, who landed in Nelson, New Zealand in 1842

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tytler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tytler (post 1700)



  • James Tytler (1747-1805), Scottish scholar and eccentric, commonly called "Balloon Tytler" from his having made the first balloon ascension in Scotland
  • Patrick Fraser Tytler (1791-1849), Scottish author of a large history of Scotland and of other works, son of Alexander Tytler
  • Alexander Fraser Tytler (1747-1813), Scottish historian and general writer, born in Edinburgh
  • William Tytler (1711-1792), Scottish historian

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Motto


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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.


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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  4. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  5. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Tytler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tytler 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.

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