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Where did the Scottish Cula family come from? What is the Scottish Cula family crest and coat of arms? When did the Cula family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Cula family history?The rugged west coast of Scotland and the desolate Hebrides islands are the ancestral home of the Cula family. Their name indicates that the original bearer lived in Cullen in the Hebrides.
Spelling and translation were not standardized practices until the last few centuries. Spelling variations are extremely common among early Scottish names. Cula has been spelled Cull, Coll, Coole, Cula, Codolf and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cula research. Another 268 words(19 lines of text) covering the years 1424 and 1435 are included under the topic Early Cula History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Cula Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Cula family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 148 words(11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
The hardy Scots who made the crossing settled all along the east coast of North America and in the great west that was just then opening up. At the time of the American War of Independence, many United Empire Loyalists moved north from the American colonies to Canada. Scottish national heritage became better known in North America in the 20th century through highland games and other patriotic events. An examination of immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Cula arrived in North America very early:
Cula Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Per mare per terras
Motto Translation: By sea and by land.
The Cula Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cula Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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