Cuthill History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Cuthill family

The surname Cuthill was first found in Wiltshire where Beringarius Cotel was registered in 1084, two years before the Domesday Book of 1086. In Dorset, Adam Cotella was registered there in the Pipe Rolls of 1167. Eilwinus Kutel, Cutel was a Knights Templar in Essex in 1185; and Walter Cotel was listed in the Curia Regis Rolls for Oxfordshire in 1206. [1] "Cuthill or Cuttle is a suburb of Prestonpans, co. Haddington." [2]

In Scotland, the Cuthell or Cuthill variants are the most popular as the latter is "a suburb of Prestonpans, East Lothian. Thomas Cuthill and George Cuthill, witnesses, 1536. Steven Cutle was indweller in Edinburgh in 1696, and in 1708 the uppermost stories of the tenement of Mrs. Cuthel were damaged by the fire in Edinburgh. Cuthill was also a surname in Stirling in the eighteenth century. Lawrence Cuthill, [was] burgess of Dumbarton, 1825." [3]

Early History of the Cuthill family

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Cuthill Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Cuttle, Cutle, Cuttell, Cuthill, Cuthell, Cuthil and many more.

Early Notables of the Cuthill family (pre 1700)

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United States Cuthill migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cuthill Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • A. Cuthill, aged 26, who landed in America from Glasgow, in 1896
Cuthill Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Agnes Cuthill, aged 2, who settled in America from Polmont, Scotland, in 1907
  • Annie Cuthill, aged 48, who landed in America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1907
  • Jane Cuthill, aged 29, who immigrated to the United States from Polmont, Scotland, in 1907
  • Betsy L. Cuthill, aged 29, who landed in America from Dundee, Scotland, in 1908
  • Alexander R. Cuthill, aged 27, who immigrated to the United States from Dundee, Scotland, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Cuthill (post 1700) +

  • Robert Cuthill (b. 1973), American actor known for his work on Days of Our Lives (1965), Raw Footage (2005) and Don't Panic on Leap Day (2012)
  • Andrew Cuthill (b. 1961), English cricketer
  • Chloe-May Cuthill, British actress, known for her work on EastEnders (1985), Dates (2013) and Mister Eleven (2009)
  • Jack Cuthill, Scottish canoeist, the first commodore of the Forth Canoe Club, founded in 1934
  • Michael Cuthill PhD., Australian Director of the Community Engagement Centre of the University of Queensland, Ipswich Campus
  • George Cuthill (b. 1934), New Zealand former association international footballer


  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ Lower, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  3. ^ 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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