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Whittelaw Early Origins



The surname Whittelaw was first found in Edinburghshire, a former county, now part of the Midlothian council area where they held a family seat in the lands of Whitelaw in the parish of Morbattle. They also held lands of Whitelaw in the parish of Bowden.

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Whittelaw Early History


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Whittelaw Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whittelaw research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1586, 1581 and 1586 are included under the topic Early Whittelaw History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Whittelaw Spelling Variations


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Whittelaw Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Whitelaw, Whytelaw, Whitlaw, Whitelow, Whitlow and many more.

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Whittelaw Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Whittelaw Early Notables (pre 1700)



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Whittelaw In Ireland


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Whittelaw In Ireland



Some of the Whittelaw family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included 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: Elizabeth Whitelaw settled in New Jersey in 1685.

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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: Solertia ditat
Motto Translation: Prudence enriches.


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Whittelaw Family Crest Products


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Whittelaw Family Crest Products




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