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Witty Early Origins



The surname Witty was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Witty Spelling Variations


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Witty Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Whitty, Witty and others.

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Witty Early History


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Witty Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Witty research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1097, 1493, 1586, and 1769 are included under the topic Early Witty History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Witty Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Witty Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Witty Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Witty In Ireland


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Witty In Ireland



Some of the Witty family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 179 words (13 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:

Witty Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Humphrey Witty, who arrived in Maryland in 1668 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Witty Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. Witty, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894
  • Robert Witty, aged 38, who settled in America, in 1894

Witty Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Loraine Witty, aged 14, who landed in America, in 1908
  • James Witty, aged 44, who emigrated to the United States from Monley, England, in 1909
  • May Witty, aged 32, who landed in America from Monley, England, in 1909
  • Eveline Witty, aged 20, who landed in America from Hull, England, in 1909
  • Alice Witty, aged 20, who landed in America from Dalston, England, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Witty Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Witty, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1774

Witty Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Gerald Witty, aged 24, who emigrated to St. John's, Newfoundland, in 1919

Witty Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • W. Witty, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Childe Harold" in 1849 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CHILDE HAROLD 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849ChildeHarold.htm
  • James Witty, aged 33, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Lord Raglan" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Wednesday 25th October 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Lord Raglan 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/lordraglan1854.shtml

Witty Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • George Witty, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Cresswell" in 1856

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Contemporary Notables of the name Witty (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Witty (post 1700)



  • Christine "Chris" Diane Witty (b. 1975), American speed skater and racing cyclist
  • Sir Andrew Philip Witty (b. 1964), English businessman, CEO of GlaxoSmithKline
  • George Witty (1856-1941), English-born, New Zealand Member of Parliament for Riccarton
  • John Witty (1915-1990), British film and television actor

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CHILDE HAROLD 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849ChildeHarold.htm
  3. ^ South Australian Register Wednesday 25th October 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Lord Raglan 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/lordraglan1854.shtml

Other References

  1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  2. 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.
  3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  4. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  10. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
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The Witty Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Witty 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 13 March 2015 at 03:13.

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