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Where did the English Whatcott family come from? What is the English Whatcott family crest and coat of arms? When did the Whatcott family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Whatcott family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Wonnacott, Wannacott, Wonnacot, Wannacot, Onecote and many more.
First found in Staffordshire 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 14th century.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whatcott research. Another 257 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Whatcott History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Whatcott Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers who were recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
The Whatcott Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Whatcott 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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