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Subject: Re: surname
Author: Abdy   (guest)
Date: November 7, 2004 at 1:05:44 PM
Reply to: surname by philip
The Oxford Dictionary of Surnames (1997) has:
Willmot, Willmott, Willmett, Willmetts, Willimott and a few others, but not exactly Willmitt.
It explains them as a "hypocoristic of Willelm (William)".

Maybe this is it, I don't know.

Andy ;—)
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