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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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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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