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The Petts Family Ancestry and History

A website for Pettses around the world


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History of the name "Petts"

Variations on the name "Petts"

Famous Pettses from around the world

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Pettses around the world

Coats of arms of the Petts family

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  There are at least three known coats of arms for the Petts family and three crests.

The crest for Pett's family of Kent

Out of a ducal coronet, or, a demi-pelican, wings expanded.

The crest for the Pett's family of Surrey and London

A demi-greyhound, sable collard (charged on body with two bendlets, between as many fern branches)

The coat of Arms granted to Peter Pett (died 1589)

Granted in 1583; pictured below.

Or, on a fess gules between three ogresses, a lion passant of the field or (pictured top left). The crest out of a ducal coronet, or, a demi-pelican with wings expanded (below).

Crest of Peter Petts

Notes -

Or is gold (yellow)
Gules is red
Sable is black