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Wilmoth History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Wilmoth surname evolved from a form of the personal name William.

Early Origins of the Wilmoth family


The surname Wilmoth was first found in Derbyshire where they held a family seat from very early times, probably about the 12th century.

Early History of the Wilmoth family


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Wilmoth Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Willmot, Wilmot, Wilmott, Willmott and others.

Early Notables of the Wilmoth family (pre 1700)


Notables of the family at this time include Charles Wilmot (c.1570-1644), created 1st Viscount Athlone on 4 June, 1621; as well as his son, Lieutenant-General Henry Wilmot (1612-1658), an English Cavalier, who fought for the Royalist cause during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, and...
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Migration of the Wilmoth family to Ireland


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Migration of the Wilmoth family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wilmoth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Maggie Wilmoth, aged 19, who settled in America, in 1893
  • Margt. Wilmoth, aged 21, who landed in America, in 1893
  • Hannah Wilmoth, aged 48, who emigrated to America, in 1893
  • Wm. F. Wilmoth, aged 40, who landed in America, in 1896

Wilmoth Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Patk. Wilmoth, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States from Galsgow, in 1904
  • Henry Wilmoth, aged 42, who landed in America, in 1910
  • William F. Wilmoth, aged 45, who settled in New York, in 1914
  • John Wilmoth, aged 46, who landed in America, in 1919
  • J. Wilmoth, aged 47, who emigrated to the United States, in 1920
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Contemporary Notables of the name Wilmoth (post 1700)


  • Brigadier General Margaret C. "Peggy" Wilmoth PhD, RN, FAAN,, American inaugural Dean and Professor at the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions at Georgia State University and Brigadier General in the United States Army Reserve

The Wilmoth 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: Quod vult valde valt
Motto Translation: What he wishes, he fervently wishes.


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