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

Wilmoth Early Origins



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

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Wilmoth Spelling Variations


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Wilmoth Spelling Variations



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

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Wilmoth Early History


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Wilmoth Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wilmoth research. Another 281 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1008, 1650, 1570, 1644, 1621, 1612, 1658, 1652, 1647, 1680, 1651, 1681, 1740 and 1614 are included under the topic Early Wilmoth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wilmoth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wilmoth Early Notables (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...

Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wilmoth Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wilmoth In Ireland


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Wilmoth In Ireland



Some of the Wilmoth family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 67 words (5 lines of text) 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 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
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    7. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    11. ...

    The Wilmoth Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wilmoth 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.

    This page was last modified on 16 March 2017 at 10:45.

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