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Origin and popularity of the name MOWATT


Mowatt : Scottish (northeastern): habitational name from Mold (Flintshire) see Maude 1. The distinctive Scottish form of the name has arisen from a shift of stress in Mohaut from the second to the first syllable. In Caithness and Orkney the surname is traditionally pronounced ‘Mode’.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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