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Coute Surname History


Origins Available: French , Scottish


Today's generation of the Coute family inherits a name that was first used by the Scottish tribe known as the Picts. The first family to use the name Coute lived in Cults in Aberdeenshire where the name can be found since very early times.


Early Origins of the Coute family


The surname Coute was first found in Elginshire a former county in northeastern Scotland, in the present day Scottish Council Area of Moray, where they held a family seat from very early times.

Early History of the Coute family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Coute research.
Another 180 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1348, 1392, 1672, 1553, 1699, 1750, 1742, 1735, 1822, 1566, 1567, 1567 and 1640 are included under the topic Early Coute History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Coute Spelling Variations


Repeated and inaccurate translation of Scottish names from Gaelic to English and back resulted in a wide variety of spelling variations with single names. Coute has appeared Coutts, Couts, Coots, Cootes, Coutt, Cout, Coot, Coote and many more.

Early Notables of the Coute family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the Clan at this time was John Coutts (1699-1750), a British merchant and banker, Lord Provost of Edinburgh in 1742. His fourth son, Thomas Coutts (1735-1822) was a British banker who was the founder of the banking house of Coutts & Co. It...
Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Coute Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Coute family to the New World and Oceana


Many Scottish families suffered enormous hardships and were compelled to leave their country of birth. They traveled to Ireland and Australia, but mostly to the colonies of North America, where many found the freedom and opportunity they sought. It was not without a fight, though, as many were forced to stand up and defend their freedom in the American War of Independence. The ancestors of these Scots abroad have rediscovered their heritage in the last century through the Clan societies and other organizations that have sprung up across North America. Immigration and passenger ship lists show some important early immigrants bearing the name Coute:

Coute Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Alex Coute, who landed in Virginia in 1658 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Coute Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Coute, who arrived in Virginia in 1716 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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