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The many generations and branches of the Cue family can all place the origins of their surname with the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name reveals that an early member worked as a person who worked as the cook. The surname was originally derived from the Old French terms queu, keu, kieu, cu, which denoted the cook or someone who operated an eating house.

Cue Early Origins



The surname Cue was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Cue Spelling Variations


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Cue Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Cue were recorded, including Kew and others.

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Cue Early History


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Cue Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cue research. Another 342 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1296, and 1305 are included under the topic Early Cue History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cue Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cue Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cue 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



To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Cue family emigrate to North America:

Cue Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Cue, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1811
  • Emile Cue, who arrived in Hancock County, Miss in 1880
  • Emilio Cue, who landed in Mississippi in 1880

Cue Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William Cue, aged 23, who emigrated to America, in 1901
  • William Cue, aged 23, who landed in America from Omagh, Ireland, in 1910
  • Mrs. Thomas E. Cue, aged 56, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1911
  • Thomas E. Cue, aged 58, who landed in America from London, England, in 1911
  • David Cue, aged 27, who settled in America, in 1918

Cue Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Henry Cue arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Satellite" in 1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cue (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cue (post 1700)



  • Vince Cue, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Fremont, California, 1980
  • Tom Cue (1850-1920), Western Australian gold prospector, eponym of Cue, a town located there

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    2. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    6. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    9. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Cue Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cue 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.

    This page was last modified on 19 October 2015 at 15:28.

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