William Elliott

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Born in Abbotskerswell, Devon, England on 1741 to William Elliott and Catherine Burt. William married Grace Martin and had 7 children. He passed away on 12 May 1820 in Abbotskerswell, Devon, England.

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Surname meaning for "Elliott"

English: from a Middle English personal name, Elyat, Elyt. This represents at least two Old English personal names which have fallen together: the male name A{dh}elgeat (composed of the elements a{dh}el ‘noble’ + Geat, a tribal name; see Jocelyn), and the female personal name A{dh}elg¯{dh} (composed of the elements a{dh}el ‘noble’ + g¯{dh} ‘battle’). The Middle English name seems also to have absorbed various other personal names of Old English or Continental Germanic origin, as for example Old English Ælfweald (see Ellwood).


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