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Recorded in many spelling forms including Wilmot, Willmot, Wilmott, Willmett, Willmetts, Willimott and Wilmut, this is an English surname of Germanic pre 7th century origins. It is a diminutive of the personal name "Wilhelm", plus the diminutive suffix 'et(t) or "ot(t)" meaning 'little' or possibly 'son of'. Wilhelm, the Germanic form of William, is composed of the elements "wil" meaning "strength of mind", plus "helm", meaning "protection". It was first introduced into England and Scotland by the Norman-French after the Conquest of 1066 as "Willelmi". Early examples of the personal name recordings which pre-date the surname include: Robertus filius Willelmi in the Domesday Book of 1086, and Willimot and Wylimot in the London rolls of 1300 and 1306 respectively...

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John Wilmot

I am the 'keeper' of the WILMOT Family Tree in South Africa Our Progenitor came to South Africa with the 1820 British Settlers to the Cape Colony. I'm looking to research the London Family back to his Derby ancestry. John Wilmot

Johnny Wilmot

I am looking for any Wilmot that I might be related to ANYWHERE! I was born in Washington state in 1974. I have been looking for some time. Distance is not an issue.

Marleen Wilmot O'Connell

My 3rd great-grandfather was Isaac Wilmot, born 1776 in Ballinderry Upper, Rathdrum, Wicklow, Ireland. It's possible his parents were John and Mary and I hope this can be confirmed. He married Anne Halpin. He died in 1855. My great-grandfather Thomas C., his wife and 8 children immigrated to Montreal, Canada over the years 1907-1914 and descendants are mostly in Canada.

Penelope Wilmot Whiteside

The earliest Wilmot my Connecticut family is aware of is Benjamin Wilmot in 1636. He was addressed by the court where he unsuccessfully tried to excuse his son from the colonial army in order to help with harvesting as "Yeoman Wilmot". Have no idea where Benjamin came from - Massachusetts? England?

Patricia Juszak

My grandmother was Dorothy August Wilmot, daughter of Robert Wilmot and Alice Kay, from Bulwell, Nottinghamshire. My great great grandparents were Robert Willmott and Mary Brocklehurst. Any relatives out there?

Suzanne Wilmot

Looking for Wilmot’s who I might be related to over here in Ireland & England grandfather Robert Wilmot came from Nottingham England it is believed he or his wife may have been part Irish.Trying to locate any relatives still left over here in England/Ireland area planning a trip here soon it would be nice to see family no matter how distant. Thank you


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