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Woolcott History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Woolcott surname is a habitational name derived from the place name Woolcot in 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 Woolcott family


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

Early History of the Woolcott family


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Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1679, 1767, 1751 and 1754 are included under the topic Early Woolcott History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Woolcott Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Woolcott, Woolacott, Wolcott, Wolcotte, Woolcotte and others.

Early Notables of the Woolcott family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Woolcott family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Woolcott Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Woolcott, who arrived in Maryland in 1649 [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)

Woolcott Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Samuel Woolcott, who landed in America in 1764 [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)

Woolcott Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • W Woolcott, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850 [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)
  • Francis Woolcott, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1852

Woolcott Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century


Contemporary Notables of the name Woolcott (post 1700)


  • J.H Woolcott, American entrepreneur and businessman, co-founder of The Woolcott Milling Company, Harrisburg, Illinois in 1874
  • Richard "Wooly" Woolcott, American co-founder of Volcom, Inc. a designer, marketer, and distributor of youth-oriented products in 1991
  • Roy Alfred Woolcott (b. 1946), former English professional footballer who played from 1968 to 1974
  • Peter Woolcott, Australian public servant, son of Richard Woolcott
  • Richard Arthur Woolcott AC (b. 1927), Australian retired diplomat, author and commentator, former Australian Ambassador to Indonesia and The Philippines, and High Commissioner to Malaysia, Ghana and Singapore

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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)

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