Coouttint History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Coouttint is tied to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of England. It comes from Cuthbert in the patronymic form where it was used as son of Cutt.

Early Origins of the Coouttint family

The surname Coouttint was first found in Norfolk. The Cowden variant come from Cowden, a small village and civil parish in the Sevenoaks District of Kent.

Alternatively, the family could have originated at "Cowden in the parish of Dalkeith, Midlothian. There is also a Cowden near Dollar but Cowden near Dalkeith is more probable source of the name." [1]

Early History of the Coouttint family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Coouttint research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1595, 1634, 1685, 1689, 1550, 1595 and 1599 are included under the topic Early Coouttint History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Coouttint Spelling Variations

Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Coouttint has undergone many spelling variations, including Cutting, Cudden, Cudding, Cuttin, Cutten, Cuttan, Cuddan, Cuddin, Cuddon, Cuding, Cuting, Cuden, Cutin, Cutine, Cudan, Cudane, Coudan, Couding, Coutting, Coutten, Couttan, Couttin, Cutton and many more.

Early Notables of the Coouttint family (pre 1700)

Distinguished members of the family include Francis Cuttinge (c. 1550-1595/6), English lutenist and composer. He "was one of the most distinguished composers of lute music towards the close of the reign of Elizabeth and the beginning of that of James. Nothing is...
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Migration of the Coouttint family

To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Coouttint were among those contributors: Richard Cutting and his brother William were amongst the first settlers in the New World. They left from Ipswich England on the ship "Elizabeth".



  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)


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