Early Origins of the Vigott family
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.
Early History of the Vigott family
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Vigott Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Wiggett, Wicket, Wickett, Wicketts, Wiggat, Wiggatt, Wigot, Wiket, Wyket, Vigot, Vigott, Wiggot, Wiggot and many more.
Early Notables of the Vigott family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Vigott family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Historic Events for the Vigott family
- 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 CITATION[CLOSE]
Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html