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The chronicles of the Coutts family reach back into Scottish history to an ancient tribe known as the Picts. The ancestors of the Coutts family lived in Cults in Aberdeenshire where the name can be found since very early times.

Coutts Early Origins



The surname Coutts 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.

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Coutts Spelling Variations


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Coutts Spelling Variations



When the first dictionaries were invented in the last few hundred years, spelling gradually became standardized. Before that time, scribes spelled according to sound. Names were often recorded under different spelling variations every time they were written. Coutts has been written Coutts, Couts, Coots, Cootes, Coutt, Cout, Coot, Coote and many more.

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Coutts Early History


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Coutts Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Coutts research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1348, 1392, 1553, and 1672 are included under the topic Early Coutts History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Coutts Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Coutts Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Coutts Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The crossing to North America did not seem so great in comparison with the hardships many Scots endured at home. It was long, expensive, and cramped, but also rewarding. North America offered land and the chance for settlers to prove themselves in a new place. And many did prove themselves as they fought to forge a new nation in the American War of Independence. The ancestors of those Scots can now experience much of their once-lost heritage through the Clan societies and highland games that have sprung up across North America in the last century. A search of immigration and passenger lists revealed many important, early immigrants to North America bearing the name of Coutts:

Coutts Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hercules Coutts, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1709 [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)

Coutts Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Coutts who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1839
  • C Coutts, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [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)

Coutts Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Janet Coutts, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Indus" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) INDUS 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Indus.htm

Coutts Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Coutts, aged 25, a millwright, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Resolute" in 1865
  • Mary Coutts, aged 29, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Resolute" in 1865
  • James Coutts, aged 3, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Resolute" in 1865
  • Helen Coutts, aged 11 mths., who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Resolute" in 1865
  • James Coutts, aged 23, a miner, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Resolute" in 1865
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Coutts (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Coutts (post 1700)



  • William Lehman Ashmead Bartlett Burdett Coutts (1851-1921), American-born, British Conservative politician
  • George W. Coutts, American politician, Mayor of Waukesha, Wisconsin, 1937
  • George A. Coutts, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1972
  • Flora J. Coutts, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1940
  • Frederick Coutts (1899-1986), the Scottish 8th General of The Salvation Army
  • Paul Coutts (b. 1988), Scottish footballer
  • Thomas Coutts (1735-1822), Scottish banker was the founder of the banking house of Coutts & Co
  • James Ryan Coutts (b. 1987), English footballer
  • Ben Coutts (b. 1979), Australian rugby union footballer
  • Sir Walter Fleming Coutts (1912-1988), British colonial administrator and was Uganda 's last Governor before independence
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Coutts Historic Events


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Coutts Historic Events




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Citations


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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)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) INDUS 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Indus.htm

Other References

  1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  6. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  8. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
  9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
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The Coutts Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Coutts 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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