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Vigott Early Origins



The surname Vigott was first found in Lincolnshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1066 after the Norman Conquest when Wigot or Wigod (one of the most powerful Baron Norman origin of Bigot) from castles and lands. William Bigot was the brother of Roger Bigod and the second son of Robert Bigot became to the conquest by Apula from Italy. The name became Wiggett.

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Vigott Spelling Variations


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Vigott Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wiggett, Wicket, Wickett, Wicketts, Wiggat, Wiggatt, Wigot, Wiket, Wyket, Vigot, Vigott, Wiggot, Wiggot and many more.

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Vigott Early History


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Vigott Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vigott research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1185, 1284, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Vigott History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vigott Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vigott Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vigott 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: Joseph Wickett, who came to Maryland in 1666; Danl Wicket, an emigrant in bondage on record in Potomac in 1743; John Wickett, also a bonded emigrant, who came to America in 1751.

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Vigott Historic Events


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Vigott Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Philip Francis Vigott, aged 32, English Able Seaman from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking escaping on life boat 13

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Vigott Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    3. 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.
    4. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
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    The Vigott Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vigott 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 18 February 2014 at 12:51.

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