Walcott Family History
14-Day Free Trial
Walcott Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of several places called Walcott, Walcot, or Walcote, for example in Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, and Wiltshire, all named in Old English with w(e)alh ‘foreigner’, ‘Briton’, ‘Welsh’, genitive plural wala (see Wallace) + cot ‘cottage’, ‘shelter’, i.e. ‘the cottage where the (Welsh-speaking) Britons lived’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Wilcott, Wolcott, Talcott, Calcote, Walworth, Walton, Alcott, Walcutt