Albutt History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Albutt family
The surname Albutt was first found in Perthshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland, where the name is unquestionably derived from Albertus, from the Anglo Saxon Aethelbeort, the first being recorded as Albertus of Dundee about 1214 and succeeded by Cleopha Alberti in 1281. The affectation of the 'H' in front of the name did not arrive until the 15th century, and at this time the canting of the Arms for the name became associated with the pike-like weapon common amongst the Scottish/English Border Clans known as 'The Steel Bonnets' from the 13th century onward.
Important Dates for the Albutt family
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Albutt Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Halbert, Halpert, Halberdyne, Halberdyn, Hallbert and many more.
Early Notables of the Albutt family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Albutt family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Adam Halbert who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1738; followed by William Halbert in 1866.
Contemporary Notables of the name Albutt (post 1700)
- Lieutenant (Quarter-Master) William Henry Albutt DCM, British officer with The Royal Welch Fusiliers, awarded a MBE at the King's Birthday Honours 1932
- Andrea Albutt, British Governor of HMP Bristol, a Category B men's prison, in the Horfield area of Bristol
- Marilyn Albutt, South African model and beauty pageant competitor, 2nd Runner-up for Miss South Africa in 1977