The family name Fawcett has been established since the middle ages. The earliest documentation of the name was found in 1490 in the county of Leicestershire in the UK. This was a regular term throughout the Middle Ages in Northern England, but now the name is fairly widespread around Northern Europe. During the period of the British Empire the name spread with the colonies to areas of America, Asia, India and Australia.
Fawcett is the 781st most popular name in the world. World wide there are approximately 110823 people with this last name. If a certain legal document is to be believed the late 18th century Fawcett's liked a drink or five.
Traits associated with Fawcett
Lively and friendly is how previous generations of the Fawcett family can be described. The Fawcetts are conscientious, reliable and contradictory due to their historical linkage with the planet Uranus. 101
There are several famous Fawcett's including:-