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Wattys History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English, Scottish


The surname Wattys was derived from the common given name Watt, which was a short form of Walter.

Early Origins of the Wattys family


The surname Wattys was first found in Worcestershire where they held a family seat from early times, and were descended from Simon Wathes, a soldier of fortune, who accompanied King Stephen into England in the year 1135. John Wathes was Lord of the manor of Eston in that county in 1347. His son, William Wathes, was father of Simon Wattys. Sir Richard Wattys, his son, fought under the banner of York at the Battle of Wakefield where he died leaving Thomas Wattys the manor of Whitefield in Northampton.

Early History of the Wattys family


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Another 218 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1511, 1615, 1446, 1674, 1748 and are included under the topic Early Wattys History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wattys Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Watts, Wathes, Wattys, Wath, Watt and others.

Early Notables of the Wattys family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Wattys family to Ireland


Some of the Wattys family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Wattys family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Robert Watts who settled in Bona Vista in Newfoundland in 1708; David Watt settled in Barbados in 1680; Captain Watts settled in Boston in 1755; Henry Watts settled in Maine in 1630.

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