John Scott

Male20 March 1639–27 August 1662

Brief Life History of John

When John Scott was born on 20 March 1639, in Rattlesden, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, Roger Scott, was 11636 and his mother, Sarah Grimwood, was 32. He died on 27 August 1662, in his hometown, at the age of 23, and was buried in Rattlesden, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom.

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John Scott
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  • John Scott, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Scott 1639-1662 in Ancestry

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Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish (Down): habitational and ethnic name from Middle English Scot ‘man from Scotland’. There is no evidence that the surname denoted either of the earlier senses of Scot as ‘(Gaelic-speaking) Irishman’ or ‘man from Alba’, the Gaelic-speaking region of Scotland north of the river Forth. This surname is also very common among African Americans.

English and Scottish: from the rare Middle English personal name Scot (Old English Scott, possibly also Old Norse Skotr), only certainly attested in northern England.

English: variant of Scutt .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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