The generations and branches of the Cute family share a name that has its roots in the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. The name Cute comes from a baptismal name meaning the son of Cuthbert
Early Origins of the Cute family
The surname Cute was first found in Cambridgeshire
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.
Early History of the Cute family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cute research.Another 123 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1516, 1613, 1681, 1646, 1st , 1634, 1670, 1646, 1604, 1640, 1st , 1661 and 1707 are included under the topic Early Cute History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Cute Spelling Variations
Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon
surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations
. Changes in Anglo-Saxon
names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Cute include Cutts, Cutt, Cut, Cuts, Cuttes, Cutte and others.
Early Notables of the Cute family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include John Cutt (1613-1681) Welsh-born merchant and mill owner who emigrated to New Hampshire
in 1646, first President of the Province of New Hampshire; Sir John Cutts, 1st Baronet (c.
1634-1670) of Childerley in the County of Cambridge originally from Thaxted... Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cute Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Cute family to the New World and Oceana
Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Cute or a variant listed above: Richard Cutt who settled in Portsmouth New Hampshire
in 1630; Roger Cutts settled in Virginia in 1635.