Corlett

Corlett is a surname of Manx origin. The name is an Anglicisation of the Gaelic Mac Thorliot, derived from an Old Norse personal name composed of two elements: the name Þórr and ljótr meaning "bright".[1] Another opinion is that the Old Norse Þorliótr may mean "Thor-people".[2] The name appears earliest in records as Corlett in 1504 and MacCorleot in 1511.[2]

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  1. ^ "Corlett Name Meaning and History". Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com/facts/Corlett-family-history.ashx. Retrieved 16 December 2008. 
  2. ^ a b Reaney, Percy Hilde; Wilson, Richard Middlewood (2006) (PDF). A Dictionary of English Surnames (3rd ed.). London: Routledge. p. 746. ISBN 0-203-99355-1. 

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