Yeatts History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Yeatts name comes from the old English "geat," and was probably first used as a name for a keeper of a gate.
Early Origins of the Yeatts family
The surname Yeatts was first found in Gloucestershire
where they were first on record in 1198. The name spread throughout England
, and possibly arrived in Ireland
in the wake of the Norman invasion
of 1172. Bearers of this name definitely came from Britain to Ireland
with Cromwell's Adventurers for Land in the 17th century.
Early History of the Yeatts family
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Yeatts Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Yeatts family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Yeatts family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward Yates, who settled in Virginia in 1619; one year before the "Mayflower," Leonard Yeats, who settled in Virginia in 1623; Henry Yates, who settled in Virginia in 1636.
Contemporary Notables of the name Yeatts (post 1700)
- Coleman B. Yeatts, American Democrat politician, Member of Virginia State Senate 19th District, 1976-79 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- William Walter Murray Yeatts CIE, (d. 1948), Scottish diplomat from Edinburgh, Scotland, Census Commissioner for the 1941 census of India
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- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html