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The Yeatts name comes from the old English "geat," and was probably first used as a name for a keeper of a gate.

Yeatts Early Origins



The surname Yeatts was first found in Gloucestershire, England where they were first on record in 1198. The name spread throughout England and Scotland, 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.

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Yeatts Spelling Variations


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Yeatts Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Yates, Yate, Yeats and others.

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Yeatts Early History


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Yeatts Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yeatts research. Another 285 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1675, 1712, and 1839 are included under the topic Early Yeatts History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Yeatts Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yeatts Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Yeatts Notables 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 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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Yeatts (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Yeatts (post 1700)



  • Coleman B. Yeatts, American Democrat politician, Member of Virginia State Senate 19th District, 1976-79

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Yeatts Family Crest Products


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Yeatts Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    4. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    5. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
    6. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    10. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
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    The Yeatts Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yeatts 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 8 October 2015 at 10:35.

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