Somerset, which in turn is thought to come from the Middle English words "wolle," meaning "spring," and "cot" meaning a cottage or shelter.
Early Origins of the Woolcot family
Devon where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Early History of the Woolcot family
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Woolcot Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Woolcott, Woolacott, Wolcott, Wolcotte, Woolcotte and others.
Early Notables of the Woolcot family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Woolcot family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Woolcot Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
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