When William Robert Wyatt was born on 14 January 1808, in Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Virginia, United States, his father, John S Wyatt Sr, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Sally Williams, was 22. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Betsy Ann Williams. He lived in Dickson, Dickson, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Montgomery, Tennessee, United States in 1860. He died on 7 January 1866, at the age of 57.
from the Middle English personal names Wiot or Wiet. These are often pet forms of Wy, from ancient Germanic Wido (see Guy , compare Wyand 1). Wy is the usual Norman French form of the name; the Parisian French form is Guy. Wiot was also used as a diminutive of William . As a surname Wyot(t) became Wyatt during the 16th century.
in Suffolk, this is sometimes a variant of Wyard, from the Middle English personal name Wiard, which is generally from Old English Wīgheard, which is composed of the elements wīg ‘battle’ + heard ‘bold, brave’. Occasionally it may be from Old French Wiard, ancient Germanic Withard (see Viard ).
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