Origins Available: French, Scottish
Scotland were the ancestors of the first people to use the name Coute. It comes from in Cults in Aberdeenshire where the name can be found since very early times.
Early Origins of the Coute family
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
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Coute Spelling Variations
Spelling variations were a common result of this process. Coute has appeared Coutts, Couts, Coots, Cootes, Coutt, Cout, Coot, Coote and many more.
Early Notables of the Coute family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Coute family to the New World and Oceana
Many Scots left their country to travel to the North American colonies in search of the freedom they could not find at home. Of those who survived the difficult voyage, many found the freedom they so desired. There they could choose their own beliefs and allegiances. Some became United Empire Loyalists and others fought in the American War of Independence. The Clan societies and highland games that have sprung up in the last century have allowed many of these disparate Scots to recover their collective national identity. A search of immigration and passenger ship lists revealed many early settlers bearing the Coute name:
Coute Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Coute Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
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