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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

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 arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Childe Harold" in 1849
  • James Witty, aged 33, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Lord Raglan"

Witty Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • George Witty 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



    Other References

    1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    11. ...

    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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